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An unreliable man / Jostein Gaarder ; translated from the Norwegian by Nichola Smalley.

by Gaarder, Jostein [author.]; Smalley, Nichola [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018Description: 321 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781474605823; 1474605826.Subject(s): Loneliness -- Fiction | Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Fiction | Storytelling -- Fiction | Divorced people -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- FictionDDC classification: 839.8238 Summary: Jakop is a lonely man. Divorced from his wife, with no friends apart from his constant companion Pelle, he spends his life attending the funerals of people he doesn't know, obscuring his identity in a web of improbable lies. As his addiction spirals out of control, he is forced to reconcile his love of language and stories with the ever more urgent need for human connection.
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Jakop is a lonely man. Divorced from his wife, with no friends apart from his constant companion Pelle, he spends his life attending the funerals of people he doesn't know, obscuring his identity in a web of improbable lies. As his addiction spirals out of control, he is forced to reconcile his love of language and stories with the ever more urgent need for human connection.

Translated from the Norwegian.

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