Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
"One of the most special books I've read in years. Absolutely gorgeous and intimate. It took me away" -- Jami Attenberg, author of The Middlesteins
"Island talks about places as if they were people, of fjords as if they were the wrinkles of our souls." -- Valeria Parrella, Grazia
"Prose that is as deep as the sea surrounding everything." -- Corriere della Sera
"An ode to the legends we still need." -- La Repubblica
"Dense and evocative, and manages to combine organic and lifeless matter with the fantastic." -- Wired.it
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