The Journey Home

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ISBN 9780571204991 Format Paperback
9780571204991
Paperback
Published 08/04/2002 Length 304 pages
304

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For years, Disa has lived a quiet life, managing an English country-house hotel with her companion Anthony. However, upon learning that she is terminally ill, Disa decides it is time to travel back to the village in Iceland where she was born. Olaf Olafsson takes the reader with Disa on her quietly heroic journey as she heads north, seeking a resolution to painful matters she has spent most of her life trying to forget.
For years, Disa has lived a quiet life, managing an English country-house hotel with her companion Anthony. However, upon learning that she is terminally ill, Disa decides it is time to travel back to the village in Iceland where she was born. Olaf Olafsson takes the reader with Disa on her quietly heroic journey as she heads north, seeking a resolution to painful matters she has spent most of her life trying to forget.
  • About Olaf Olafsson

    Olaf Olafsson was born in Reykjavik in 1962. He attended Brandeis University, where he studied physics. Formerly the president of Sony Interactive Entertainment, he is currently Vice-Chairman of Time Warner Digital Media. His debut novel in English, Absolution, was published in 1994 and became the biggest-selling work of fiction in Iceland's history. His second novel, The Journey Home, was published by Faber in 2001. He lives in New York City.

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