Sublunar (häftad)
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Johanne Sorgenfri Ottosen


Häftad,  Danska, 2023-11-02
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In the sixteenth century, on the island of Hven, the pioneering Danish astronomer, Tycho Brahe, is undertaking an elaborate study of the night sky A great mind and a formidable personality, Brahe is also the worlds most illustrious noseless man of his time. Told by Brahe and his assistantsa filthy cast of charactersSublunar is both novel and almanac. Alongside sexual deviancy, spankings, ruminations on a new noseflesh, wood, or gold?Brahe (a choleric and capricious character) and his peculiar helpers (I would rather watch her globes tonight than icy stars) take painstaking measurements that will revolutionize astronomy, long before the invention of the telescope. Meanwhile the plague rages in Europe The second in Voetmanns triptych of historical novels, Sublunar is as visceral, absurd, and tragic as its predecessor, Awake, but with a special nocturnal glow and a lunatic-edged gaze trained on the moon and the stars.
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Harald Voetmann (b. 1978) was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize and has writ- ten novels, short stories, poetry, and a monograph on the Roman poet Sulpicia. He also translates classical Latin literature, notably Petronius and Juvenal. Awake is the first in his series of three historical novels: the second, Sublunar, centres on the sixteenth-century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, and the final book, Visions and Temptations, introduces the eleventh-century German mystic Othlo of St. Emmeram. Johanne Sorgenfri Ottosen is a Danish translator. She currently lives in Copenhagen where she also works as an illustrator and literary editor.