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What I Loved - 
      Siri Hustvedt

What I Loved

In 1975 art historian Leo Hertzberg discovers an extraordinary painting by an unknown artist in a New York gallery. He buys the work, tracks down its creator, Bill Weschler, and the two men embark on a life-long friendship. Les mer
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In 1975 art historian Leo Hertzberg discovers an extraordinary painting by an unknown artist in a New York gallery. He buys the work, tracks down its creator, Bill Weschler, and the two men embark on a life-long friendship. This is the story of their intense and troubled relationship, of the women in their lives and their work, of art and hysteria, love and seduction and their sons - born the same year but whose lives take very different paths.
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Forlag: Sceptre
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 384
ISBN: 9780340682388
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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«Subtle, compassionate, wise, and supremely intelligent, it's a striking achievement.»

Kieron Corless, Time Out

«Hustvedt ranks amongst the finest American writers working today»

Jennifer O'Connell, Sunday Business Post

«a powerful novel of love, loss and longing, exquisitely written»

Anne Donovan, Sunday Herald

«Breathtaking»

James Urquhart, Independent

«A consummately intelligent novel, highly literate but also intensely moving.»

Jackie McGlone, Scotsman

«A big, wide, sensuous novel - clever, sinister, yet attractively real»

Julie Myerson, Guardian

«A love story with the grip and suspense of a thriller. It makes you ponder human existence with a peculiar mixture of stoicism and wonder.»

Noonie Minogue, Times Literary Supplement

«Defiantly complex and frequently dazzling ... she has created a conceptually exciting work that demands we think, but which still allows us room to feel.»

Alex Clark, Sunday Times

«Substantial, moving and beautifully written»

Christian House, Independent on Sunday

«Riveting ... erudite and immensely detailed ... a rich, densely textured and utterly absorbing novel»

Lesley Glaister
Siri Hustvedt is the author of seven novels including the international bestseller What I Loved, The Blazing World, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, and Memories of the Future, as well as five collections of essays: Yonder, Mysteries of the Rectangle: Essays on Painting, A Plea for Eros, Living, Thinking, Looking and A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women. She has also published a poetry collection, Reading To You, and the memoir The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves.

Hustvedt has won the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities and the European Essay Prize for her essay The Delusions of Certainty. She is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and has written on art for the New York Times and the Daily Telegraph. Born in Minnesota, Siri Hustvedt lives in Brooklyn, New York.