I Have Seen the World Begin

I Have Seen the World Begin

by Carsten Jensen



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781860465840
Publisher: Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/26/2000
Edition description: ABR
Pages: 337
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

As a boy in Marstal, Denmark, CARSTEN JENSEN sailed on his father’s boat, a 220-ton freighter named the Abelone . In 2000, he returned to Marstal to write We, the Drowned . He has also worked as a literary critic and a journalist, reporting from China, Cambodia, Latin America, the Pacific Islands, and Afghanistan.

We, the Drowned won Denmark’s most important literary prize, while also being selected by readers of a major daily newspaper as the best Danish novel of the last twenty-five years. It was a bestseller throughout Scandinavia and in Germany, and has also been published in the United Kingdom, Spain, and France.

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