The Fly Trap

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Författare: Fredrik Sjoeberg

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Fredrik Sjoberg's Swedish bestseller about summer, islands and finding happiness in the little things. Every summer there are a number of nights, not many, but a number, when everything is perfect. The light, the warmth, the smells, the mist, the birdsong - the moths. Who can sleep? Who wants to? Most people do, it seems. As for me, I'm on the verge of tears from happiness, and I wander around on the island till dawn and dream and think that summer nights are our most under utilized natural resource. A mesmerizing web of associations, The Fly Trap begins with Fredrik Sjoberg's own experiences collecting hoverflies on a remote island in Sweden. His curiosity about the inventor of his fly trap leads him to rediscover the extraordinary life of a near-forgotten Naturalist, Rene Malaise. The tale that Sjoberg unravels - of heroic expeditions to Burma and the wilderness of Kamchatka, of lost loves and unexpected treasures - leads him to reflect on life itself, on the natural world and how we learn to interpret it, on slowness, freedom and the bliss of limitation.


  • Författare: Fredrik Sjoeberg
  • ISBN: 9781846147784
  • Format: Häftad (Paperback / softback)
  • Språk: Svenska
  • Antal sidor: 288
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2015-06-04
  • Översättare: Thomas Teal
  • Förlag: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Dimensioner: 197 x 128 x 23 mm
  • Vikt: 276 g
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