The King of Sweden

The King of Sweden

by Norman Lock
     
 

Like his gorgeous Long Rowing Unto Morning, The King of Sweden centers on a woman who is simply misunderstood by a world where innocents are fooled into a myriad of seductions that lead to the unraveling of the most human of human hearts. It is Lock’s great artistry to make such suffering beautiful and necessary, and to make out of this language an artifact

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Overview

Like his gorgeous Long Rowing Unto Morning, The King of Sweden centers on a woman who is simply misunderstood by a world where innocents are fooled into a myriad of seductions that lead to the unraveling of the most human of human hearts. It is Lock’s great artistry to make such suffering beautiful and necessary, and to make out of this language an artifact that forces us to feel the inner turbulence of the characters who inhabit this masterful book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982211526
Publisher:
Ravenna Press
Publication date:
08/22/2009
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Norman Lock is also the author of many works including,A History of the Imagination, Land of the Snow Men, The Long Rowing Unto Morning, Trio: Grim Tales, andJoseph Cornella’s Operas. He has also written plays for radio and the stage. He received the Aga Kahn Prize for fiction, given by The Paris Review, in 1979. He lives in Philadelphia.

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