Books: Johan Bojer

To Meet Him . . . Is Disappointing There has always been something immediately stirring, especially romantic for me in the mere mention of a Norwegian fjord. Perhaps that is because Thor and Loki were companions of earliest childhood. Nor will I ever forget the surveys and power of the first chapter of The Great Hunger. It had the breadth of sky and the mystery of rock and sea. To meet the author of such a book is necessarily a little disappointing. Bojer is slow, slight, would be almost dapper, were it not for...

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