Karate Chop

Karate Chop

The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: "beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star" (Junot Díaz)

Karate Chop, Dorthe Nors's acclaimed story collection, is the debut book in the collaboration between Graywolf Press and A Public Space. These fifteen compact stories are meticulously observed glimpses of everyday life that expose the ominous lurking under the ordinary. While his wife sleeps, a husband prowls the Internet, obsessed… (more)

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In this slim volume, even the author blurb is exciting: it tells us that as well as this novella and collection of stories, Nors has written four novels not yet translated into English. Oh! Don’t make us wait.

Like Thomas Bernhard who followed pathologies to their ends, Nors is often leashed to the caprices of the mind. An unfettered romp through psychology presupposes an inward-looking soul.

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (February 04, 2014)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English

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