Skaparinn
Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir
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Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM By Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir

Sveinn hefur helga sig eirri list a sm a fagrar og vanda ar kynl fsd kkur Eftir mikla vinnut rn l tur hann t um gluggann og s r L u ar sem h n bisar vi a skipta um dekk Sveinn a sto ar hana en dregst kj lfari inn fj lskyldum l L u og tekst um lei vi eigi l f Eins og fyrri b kum Gu r nar Evu er h r l st t kum venjulegs f lks vi s rkennilegar a st uSveinn hefur helga sig eirri list a sm a fagrar og vanda ar kynl fsd kkur Eftir mikla vinnut rn l tur hann t um gluggann og s r L u ar sem h n bisar vi a skipta um dekk Sveinn a sto ar hana en dregst kj lfari inn fj lskyldum l L u og tekst um lei vi eigi l f Eins og fyrri b kum Gu r nar Evu er h r l st t kum venjulegs f lks vi s rkennilegar a st ur ar sem hj lpin berst stundum r v ntri tt.
  • Title: Skaparinn
  • Author: Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir
  • ISBN: 9789935110121
  • Page: 432
  • Format: Hardcover

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RubyTombstone [With A Vengeance] Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Reading this book is exactly like watching one of those sweet, stylish Scandinavian films that pop up at film festivals, where nothing really happens, and there are no big revelations, but it's all. just. so. QUIRKY. Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan of quirky. I just think there could have been more. The two central characters are both great, multi-layered and flawed:Sveinn: a forty-something "grumpy old man" who makes beautifully life-like sex dolls, and who doesn't so much hate women, as fear [...]
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Sara Hlín Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Skrifuð af þessum frábæra höfundi á meðan hún dvaldi í Hólminum. Mjög vel skrifuð og skemmtileg. Svolítið ótrúverðug á köflum og það pirraði mig aðeins. Kannski á ég bara svona venjulegt líf? Sagar en öðruvísi og hugmyndin góð. Fær mig til að vilja lesa allar bækurnar hennar.
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Aaron (Typographical Era) Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
In the opening moments of The Creator a divorced mother of two named Lóa steers her car towards what she believes to be a service garage after it suffers a flat tire. Much to her dismay however, she quickly discovers that the location has changed hands. When a solitary man named Sveinn emerges from the building and offers her his assistance their chance meeting sets in motion a chain of events that neither could have ever hoped to foresee.Sveinn manufactures sex dolls for a living. Not the plas [...]
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Harriet Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
"The previous evening, just before she had nodded off in the armchair, Sveinn had told her he made dolls, but she hadn't exactly been paying attention and maybe she had imagined something romantic: puppets with extraordinary nobility in the lines of their carved faces, or pale china dolls in creamy white silk dresses. It was hardly possible to dream up something more unromantic than this." I don't think I have ever come across such a strange book. When I had read the back cover in Waterstones I [...]
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Nicki Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Intriguing idea for a book - doesn't quite rise to level I expected, but is beautifully written. I kind of disliked Loa, too, which wasn't great when she's one of two main characters. Sevinn, however, is a good character and I liked reading about him. This is the first Icelandic novel I have ever read. It's quite subtle (quite an achievement when Sevinn's profession is making sex dolls!). It's very slow moving and it feels like not a lot happens, though actually it's quite eventful. Ending is ve [...]
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Katla Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Frekar leiðinlegt bók, mæli ekki með
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Mariangela Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
It captivates you with the description of the characters and how they become intertwined- however it becomes very flat and at the end it just falls completely flatBeing so familiar with Iceland I wanted to read a contemporary fiction set in this amazing land- where the weather and the darkness really take over - the mindset of the people is always fascinating to me as it is definitely shaped by the weather- darkness or abundance of light and it's "isolation" being an island far north in the midd [...]
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Rebecca Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
An interesting concept, but I found the execution quite sloppy.This might be due to the translation, but I'm inclined to think not, as in addition to some rather clunky description and dialogue the overlapping dual perspectives created a very awkward and repetitive structure. Ultimately, the book felt like it was amping up to a final act that never happened and the ending left me swinging in the breeze.Some promising stuff, but buried under quite a lot of snow. Shame.
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Greg Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
A generous three because the work starts to deal with deeper matters and the idea that change can be both drastic and hard to enact.I liked that neither narrator was omniscient and that both of their minds were clouded by their pasts and socialization. Sometimes this ventured into stereotypes, but generally it was well done.
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Jon S. Prue Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
What this book accomplishes is an examination of both female AND male sexuality. Point of narration shifts between Sveinn to Loa, with some middle chapters where the two interact blurring the order. Please do not discredit this book because of a surface reading of Sveinn's profession.
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Anna Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Enjoyed this novel thoroughly. It was an easy read. The English translation from Icelandic is titled, "The Creator", published by Portabello books. From the back cover: "A provocative tale of isolation, friendship, the uses of sex and the art of finding salvation in the most unexpected of places."
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Brett Francis Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
I wanted to like this book more than I actually did. Though it was quirky and had interesting characters, the "his side, her side" gimmick got tiresome quickly and I lost interest in either character's viewpoint. Was nice to get an idea of Icelandic fiction, but overall not my favorite.
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Kate Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
The characters were all flawed and interesting. It's told from the perspective of the two main characters in third person, so we can see each's view of the same situation. It was interesting to see how the dialogue changed depending on whose perspective we were reading from.
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Mintti Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Suomeksi: Nukentekijä, islantilaiset on ihanasti erilaisia ainakin musiikissa ja kirjoissa, tämäkään tekele ei tuottanut pettymystä. Erikoisia ihmisiä ja sattumusten kautta yhteen nivoutuvia tarinoita jotka eivät ehkä olekaan sitä mitä luullaan.
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Etta Searle Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Surprised to see so many bad reviews. I liked how weird this book was. Great character relationships. Pulled me in really quickly, and I wanted to know what was going to happen to everyone. Definitely want to read more Scandinavian stuff after this and a few others I got at a book fair.
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Thorunn Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Ég féll ekki fyrir þessari sögu, mér fannst persónurnar ekki trúverðugar og náði aldrei almennilegu sambandi við söguna. Kannski er ég bara of mikil raunsæisti?
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Karen Aug 22, 2019 - 17:35 PM
Weird but not in a good way, and also a little dull. Did not particularly care what happened to the characters.
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Skaparinn By Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir Sveinn hefur helga sig eirri list a sm a fagrar og vanda ar kynl fsd kkur Eftir mikla vinnut rn l tur hann t um gluggann og s r L u ar sem h n bisar vi a skipta um dekk Sveinn a sto ar hana en dregst kj lfari inn fj lskyldum l L u og tekst um lei vi eigi l f Eins og fyrri b kum Gu r nar Evu er h r l st t kum venjulegs f lks vi s rkennilegar a st uSveinn hefur helga sig eirri list a sm a fagrar og vanda ar kynl fsd kkur Eftir mikla vinnut rn l tur hann t um gluggann og s r L u ar sem h n bisar vi a skipta um dekk Sveinn a sto ar hana en dregst kj lfari inn fj lskyldum l L u og tekst um lei vi eigi l f Eins og fyrri b kum Gu r nar Evu er h r l st t kum venjulegs f lks vi s rkennilegar a st ur ar sem hj lpin berst stundum r v ntri tt.

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