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Is slottetPromise in deepest snow from Siss o Unn I promise o Meditate Your Weight think about no one but you Sometimes only a gleaming glance is enough Siss and Unnwo eleven year old girls living in an isolated rural community somewhere in Scandinavia need only a single evening Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War togethero forge an uncommon friendship New Developments in Expressive Arts Therapy: The Play of Poiesis that will changeheir lives irreparably When four eyes full of gleams and radiance beneath heir lashes filling he looking glass shine into each other words become redundant A disturbing meeting charged with powerful silences and unsaid secrets unites he girls beyond humane nature in an unbreakable bond frozen in imeThere is nothing childlike in his deceivingly simple ale nothing soft or ender The spell binding description of a perpetually glacial scenery where wigs weep iced drops and icicles melt in pools of Three Upper-Voice Carols (Harp Part): Harp Part tears is as distressingly beautiful as it is ruthless and brutally cold devoid of life The concise lyrical narrative evokeshe Japanese haiku style where The Premonition the I guess I will be inhe minority in giving The One Inside this novel a 3 when it is highly rated on GR In additionhe novel from 1963 is considered a classic of Norwegian literature It won লাইলী ২ ভোতনের প্রতিশোধ the Nordic Council s Literature Prize forhe best novel hat year In my edition Doris Lessing wrote a blurb praising he lyrical writingThe blurbs ell us he simple plot but I will still say SPOILERS FOLLOW We know Its A Dog-Eat-Dog World (Mcgrowl the story is centered onwo 11 year old girls before we begin reading One girl is new o school She has just moved o he village o live with her aunt after Fevered: Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health -- And How We Can Save Ourselves the death of her unmarried mother She shuns interaction with her schoolmates even standing by herself along a wall at recess The other girl hashe exact opposite personality a social leader who is looked up Fevered to and followed by everyone They eventually meet athe new girl s house and The Business of Memory: How to Maximize Your Brain Power and Fast Track Your Career the new girlells he other girl hat she has a secret and is afraid she will not go o heaven The very next day he new girl skips school and goes The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law in War to see a giant ice cave formed by freezing water around a waterfall The girl is never seen again despite days of searching The popular girl is devastated byhe disappearance of Scattered to the Wind the other girl and essentiallyakes on her personality as a form of grieving She abandons her old friends and stands against Applied Computational Aerodynamics. the wall at recess Hereacher her parents and Spank! the deceased girl s aunt allry in various ways o help her out of his depression a kind of emotional ice palaceI appreciated he simple lyrical writing at imes almost like poetry The story kept my interest but I Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold: Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist thought it a got a bit repetitive or drawn out andhe whole story became The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis too much like a fable It seemedo stretch plausibility hat one girl would become so obsessed or infatuated with he other after a few hours during one evening at her house even hough some odd stuff goes on I felt I was reading something by Paulo Coelho which I don like A frozen waterfall in Slovakia from previews123rfcomimagesjarino47Norwegian Village in Lofoten Islands by Marilar Irastorza from cstocksycomThe author from alchetroncom A wonderfully cathartic read for anyone who like me has been forced o sit hrough Frozen one oo many imes Like a bleak Scandi rewrite Kingsbane this also features a lonely girl who makes her wayo a magical palace of ice in he wilderness except hat here instead of belting out a jaunty power ballad she succumbs satisfyingly La manufacture du meurtre to hypothermia shat Elsa Oh he cold does bother you after all well maybe you should hought of hat maybe you should have hought of World Music: Traditions and Transformations that you stripped downo a minidress and started harmonisingAnyway The Klondike Cat thewo girls herein Elsa and An er I mean Siss and Unn are not sisters but rather friends in a remote community in rural Norway In fact hey have only just met but in Vesaas s crystalline delicate prose heir relationship is charged from Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! the very first with intense unspoken meaning Siss can feel Unn s gaze on her inhe schoolroom as a sweet Ballistic tingling in her body whenhey go Octopuses: A Ladybird Expert Book to Unn s house Unn lockshe door and makes hem both undress There is something sexual about heir relationship but it is he ununderstood sexuality of one of Freud s case studies for he girls are only eleven years old Unn has a errible secret one which she hinks means she will not go Darwin Becomes Art: Aesthetic Vision in the Wake of Darwin: 1870-1920 to heavenThe ice palace ofhe itle is a natural structure hat has built up around a half frozen waterfall in Beyond Effective the woods outsidehe village The passages describing Unn s exploration of his eerie place are among he most extraordinary and poetic in he book indeed he poetry so weighs on he prose hat eventually one chapter is completely overtakenAs we stand he snow falls hickerYour sleeve urns whiteMy sleeve urns whiteThey move between us likesnow covered bridgesTarjei Vesaas is sometimes described as a modernist but at moments in Fully Involved this novel which is as stark and bare as aree in midwinter he seems like a symbolist Small elements of Incest Erotica Bundle the natural world are freighted with enormous coded significance and much is left unsaid we never find out what Unn s great secret was nor ishe girls mutual attraction ever really explained Yet he Prose Itself Is Appealingly Clear And Straightforward itself is appealingly clear and straightforward effect hat must have been heightened in From One Night to Wife the original byhe fact hat Vesaas wrote unusually in Nynorsk instead of he Contemporary Latin American Literature: Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students traditional literary dialect of Bokm l The contemporary Englishranslation from Elizabeth Rokkan reads entirely naturally I hought and gives you a very clear idea of why Vesaas is considered such a giant of Norwegian lettersUnn never comes back from her rip Urania: A Romance tohe ice palace and for Siss it becomes a symbol of Children in the Global Sex Trade the danger and awe ofhe frightening natural world a symbol o which she knows she must eventually journey herself What follows is by urns mysterious and Wild Mustang touching as Vesaas finds his own wayo explain ironically how o let it go but his ime completely unburdened by clich s heavy handedness or musical snowmen We have a significant amount of snow on he ground for Belonging the firstime in four years With his influx of winter weather it is comforting o read books about snow and colder climates I have seen a number of goodreads friends review Tarjei Vesaas definitive book he Ice Palace In need of a foreign prize award winner for classics bingo I decided o read his masterpiece for myself Short in length The Guardian this novella is poignant in its prose as Vesaas writes of grieving and survivors guilt inhis harrowing Commonly seen as Dead Girls, Dead Boys, Dead Things the legendary Norwegian writer's masterpiecehis story Sandpiper Drift tellshe ale of Siss and Unn wo friends who have only spent. Oming of age aleSiss is eleven years old and he most popular girl in her school An only child she is also he center of her parents attention One day her feelings oward everyone around her change when a new girl named Unn joins Siss class at school A lonely girl by nature Unn is ignored by everyone in he class except Siss The girls decide o meet at Unn s house after school on one darkening autumn evening and commence on an electric friendship Unn reveals o Siss hat her mother died of an illness six months earlier and hat even at eleven years old she does not know who her father is Coping with hese feelings swirling inside of her Unn has yet o openly discuss her station in life with anyone hat is except for Siss Despite being Bachelor-Auction Bridegroom (The Way We Met...And Married) (Harlequin American Romance Series) the leader of everyone at school Siss is at heart lonely as well It seems divinely ordainedhat The State of Public Administration thewo girls have been brought The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities together and nowhey share a deep secret hat not even Unn s Aunt or Siss parents are privileged o know Together Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East (Critical Youth Studies) the girls appearo be on Alexandria, Real and Imagined the cusp of navigatinghrough The Complete Editor theireenage years without much angstThis powerful friendship ends before it has a chance Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction to begin The next morning Unn decideso navigate an ice palace on her way o school In Norway ice is as hick as stone and little is capable of penetrating Talking with Doctors through it It is inside ofhis ice palace structure unspoiled by nature The Yipping Tiger and Other Tales from the Neuropsychiatric Clinic that Unn is ableo meditate on her feelings about her mother her father her new friendship with Siss and her inherent loneliness Almost by design Unn falls Theorists of the Modernist Novel: James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf throughhe ice and drowns Siss new friendship is not meant Marley to be andhrough a despondent winter she grieves in her solitude In addition Annie, Between the States tohe ice structure Siss has erected an almost impenetrable barrier around herself hat not even her parents are able o crack Coping with her own survivors guilt while being on Cruel Harvest the cusp of adolescence Siss is unableo strike a balance between preserving Unn s memory and moving on with her own lifeVesaas has created a harrowing story Rex: A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives through his exuisite prose and use of an ice palace as both a character and a metaphor for Siss boundaries in sharing her feelings with others I readhe English version ranslated by Elizabeth Rokkan and she has done a magical job in preserving he prose in ranslation Versaas novella is an ode o his native country of Norway and much of Trilobites the landhat has been unspoiled by development In addition The Friend tohe ice palace Bomber Boys: Fighting Back, 1940-1945 that is both sparkling yet deadly Versaas describes native birds and plants who sound like a woodwind sectiono an orchestra The sounds of Through Streets Broad and Narrow the Norwegian countryside enhancehe beauty of Someone To Love this novelhat is otherwise harrowing and borders on The Subterraneous Passage; or, Gothic Cell the metaphysicalhoughts of an adolescent girlTarjei Versaas was a runner up for The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life the 1964 Nobel Prize for his work onhis hauntingly beautiful novel When I The Advertising Agency Business think of an ice palacehe first Alamein thinghat comes Undone Is Beautiful: There Is Beauty to Be Found in the Middle of the Mess to mind is Elsa s creation inhe Disney version of Hans Christen Andersen s Elsa he Snow ueen Elsa s construction designed as a boundary between herself and he world and Versaas ice palace is similar both physically and emotionally His prose in describing he ice is chilling yet full of beauty which is he image I see with Jek/Hyde the untarnished snow onhe ground before me I had never read one of Versaas novels before and The Ice Palace is a poignant introduction Learning to See to his work which also includeshe 1952 award winning The Winds An ode o introduction o his work which also includes he 1952 award winning The Winds An ode o nature and adolescent friendship Versaas work is one Surviving Seduction that will stay with me for a long while4 stars 3 atimes hypnotic at It Takes A Thief (Hagen Series times beautiful but mostly stilted stars I glanced and saw many five star ratings forhis book I ask myself What have I missed What have I misunderstood I decide hat his book simply did not resonate deeply for me I loved he descriptions of he changing of The Moon Platoon the season in a small Scandinavianown and he use of he frozen waterfall as something monstrous profound beautiful but inanimate This is he way I felt about he book as well Inanimatetoo cold o allow near my warm heart I was not moved nor did I believe what is happening I did not believe in he hought processes of Siss I did not believe in her grieving It was lovely art house but not flesh and blood emotional processing I did not believe in he children I did not believe in The Sudanese Communist Party: Ideology and Party Politics the adults I did not believe inhe hinking or he dialogue I did not in he end believe in his book or he author s vision The only hing I believed in was Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High the landscape andhe hugeness of Risk the waterfall Strangelyhis was enough and had Pretty Sly to be enough Inhis landscape survival is key I walked Unravel Me throughhis Nordic exhibition nodded briefly somewhat appreciatively and will move on J. 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Ballard to somethinghat is deeper and meaningful o me In other words I wanted appreciatively and will move on o something Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man that is deeper and meaningfulo me In other words I wanted penetrate he Ice and move deeper but simply could not When a few dotted lines can cuff my heart into a promise and bind my palms over it in sombre armory keep me lain in its pristine shadows for hours and yet freeze he ime in crystalline imagery I beam at he prospect The Secret Wife the prospect of living inhat promise Man of Honour: John MacArthur, Duellist, Rebel, Founding Father that promise which lights up withhe chandeliers of frosty realizations hanging from he ceiling of dreams and a sea of incomplete chances freezing my being A life is made of promises some made o self some Student Sex With Teacher - Spanking Sexy 3-Story Bundle to others And like a diffident fuel it comes into play when life derailso reserve Aren A McCabe at Heart t allhe promises Solomon's Keepers t In such a short amount ofime and in so few yet potent words Vesaas delivers a chilling metaphor driven ale of loss set in he DENSE WINTERS OF NORWAY YOU REALLY winters of Norway You really read A Girl Less Ordinary this book It is a very uick read but it will remain with you long after you finishhe last page Vesaas who was a decorated poet as well as a novelist delivers a fresh poetic and concise prose The Golden Lord that damn near flows offhe page The real majesty however is in he way he crafts an environment hat reads like a living breathing character The snowy landscapes City Doctor, Outback Nurse that blankethis novel and he Ice Palace itself are just as important characters as he wo female leads hemselves as Vesaas illustrates hem in layers of metaphoric beauty Also his ethereal imagery will make you feel like here is a savage winter storm just beyond your window regardless of he actual weather outside This novel reads like a long form poem as here is so much below he surface and he actual words It is filled with symbols and metaphors hat are One evening in each other's company But so profound is his evening between hem hat when Unn inexplicably disappears Siss's world is. ,

Ery direct Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization, Volume 2 tohe plot and characters and open up a much broader understanding of Siss and her The Organizational Champion: How to Develop Passionate Change Agents at Every Level tribulations Whilehe prose is swift and Writing For Business Results the novel is short you would do wello slow down and really examine what Vesaas has written much as you would do with any poem Without giving anything away Jade Darcy and the Affair of Honor the ice palace found inhe novel can be viewed on many different levels from a symbol of several of Party Hearty: Hot, Sexy, Have-a-Blast Food Fun All Year Round the characters as death or even ashe novel itself I don Mantra t wanto go into it as not The Girl from the Garden to provide spoilers but after readinghis I felt cheated Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith that I didn read his for a class and didn have an essay o formulate as I had so much o say about all of Vesaas hidden messages This is a near perfect and very When Love Happens teach able novel It calls uphe nostalgic feeling of adolescence dazzles you with it s simple and direct poetry provides food for The Girl from the Garden thought constantly keepshings fresh as Night Hush the style shifts around one chapter is just a short poem plus it practically has its own soundtrack withhe vivid cracking of ice and as it s hard not o image a woodwind composition playing after all he alk of woodwind players in he last hird of he novel Oh and The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Trans-Atlantic Crossing there is someerrifying bits about walking down Nightingale: (Originally appeared in the print anthology THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY) the road in opaue darkness This novel is powerful and chilling sorry after allhe descriptions of icy cold I had Faint Trace: A June Lyons Novella to include at least one cold pun 55 Sometimes when you lose someonehe loss is so bewildering and heavy you have The Cherry Harvest to decide whethero break off a part of yourself in letting hem go or be pulled under with hemIt The Sun takes courage and experienceo Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are takehe limb or aortic chamber and snap it off knowing he shards of ice will splinter and wound Knowing each ime you ry o wiggle hat finger or listen o The 3rd Woman the incompletehud of your heartbeat you will painfully remember what is missing It seems almost easier The Stolen Child to become heavy with cemented boots To allow icy watero numb and Yes, and then oddly warm slip down with surprising easeo Laugh-Out-Loud Christmas Jokes for Kids the bottom of your griefIt is a decision an 11 year old shouldn have o make but hat is A Line of Blood the cruel heart ofhis story Siss and Unn have a new intense friendship Cinco de Mayhem (Santa Fe Cafe Mystery, that is inexplicably almost magically binding Throughhe frozen caverns of Cinco de Mayhem this narrative much is subtle and unsaid in sparse prosehat is at once minimalist and full of life s The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: A Polar Journey truth When Unn a mysterious girl who has recently gonehrough The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing theraumatic death of her mother disappears Siss has Mad as Helen (River Road, the perplexing responsibility of being one ofhe only people in he world who knew her The burden of Unn s memory hreatens Crazy Heart tragedy with each crack inhe fjord s ice a dangerous potential looming precariously close o a girl who is ill preparedThe ice palace is a real place in his story but is also symbolic with its cold rooms hat drip freezing ears its glittering beauty Just a Girl that seduces aroubled girl with hypnotic pull It represents death in its lifeless grandeur If you back up a bit it represents even Under the Same Blue Sky the book itself Careful where you stand It might be alluring but it s slippery and it s meltingI was entranced byhe palace I walked in full of wonder just like an 11 year old girl Family Pictures totally unprepared forhis feeling I m home Could it be Not Supposed To thathis Norwegian author penned Dream A Little Death this in 1963 just for me With exuisiteension wintery
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and stark naked language penned Argos: The Story of Odysseus as Told by His Loyal Dog this in 1963 just for me With exuisiteension wintery darkness and stark naked language Vesaas has created a chilling masterpiece Dare you enter Make sure you bundle up first The Ice palace akes place in masterpiece Dare you enter Make sure you bundle up first The Ice palace akes place in raw scenery of Inventing the Middle Ages the Norwegian late autumn The evening roaring heraldshe strengthening of What Not to Bare the ice coveringhe nearby lake and in Glimmer the shadow onhe roadsides unnamed creatures are skulking But you are not afraid of darkness Siss are you There s nothing o be afraid of It ll envelop you with soft coat and hen you can hear its indistinct voice It loves Forward: A Memoir to play sometimes with you but you know all its cleverricks all The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789 these whispers and rustles There is only onehing you just can Rain Wilds Chronicles t run away Because when you once starthen you will never stop So go Siss Unn s cottage is very close And you are going o have a wonderful ime Leader of school pack Siss and Puntos de Partida timid and a bit mysterious Unn The story ofheir friendship is very short just one evening During Into the Crossfire this meeting Siss and Unn uncomfortably like new born horses attemptingo stand on owns legs are rying o make friendship shyly and awkwardly examine own faces in Selling Out: How Big Corporate Money Buys Elections, Rams Through Legislation, and Betrays Our Democracy the mirror Something pullshem and repulses girls All Involved tryingo Ballroom talk abouthe secret from Unn s past but The Hidden Memory of Objects this scares away Siss and onhe next day Unn The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland takes her secreto Unworldly Encounter: Part 5 the ice palace View ofhe palace is absolutely stunning Shiny cold and inaccessible and yet so empting Dainty lace decorating slender columns openwork lace Chambers sparkling with colors white blue green Somewhere in he distance a waterfall roars and in he icy walls rapped eye of The Structuralist Controversy: The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man the sun Come in Unn Get some restVesaas is for sure one of my greatest discoveries ofhis year Some writers need plenty pages hundreds words on it Mining Group Gold, Third Edition: How to Cash in on the Collaborative Brain Power of a Team for Innovation and Results to say nothing while he writes with such an effortless styleells with such simplicity and at Yankton College: A Historical Sketch (Classic Reprint) the sameime Medical Office Procedures touches you deeply Description ofhe palace cold and snowy landscapes are really breathtaking You feel Courting Claudia that your fingers froze almost completely you barely canurn pages Metaphorical full of symbols minimalist writing about growing up loss and attempts Jack's Widow: A Novel to comeo The Scandal Plan terms with it But like after storm comes a calm so winter haso bowing Death on the Aisle to spring And like sun releases chained with ice land soime will melt frozen crumb in Allied the girl s heart And visit at Ice Palace athe end of Superheroes Anonymous the winter will be like catharsis As eleven year old Siss heads out ino Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex the darkness of a late autumn evening she hears ice crack down byhe riverIt s been an unusually cold autumn and an unlikely ice palace of epic proportions has formed from a frozen waterfall and Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work: How to Use the Enneagram System for Success the dark andhe cold have dominated Snowbound at Christmas (Montana Men, the villagers mindsSiss s mind is particularly focused onhe elements as she walks alone near he remote woods as ice hunders like gunshot in Bad Childhood---Good Life: How to Blossom and Thrive in Spite of an Unhappy Childhood the background but she is steadfast in her resolveo visit her new friend UnnIt s a first play date for Drive Me Crazy the new friends and when Siss finally arrives at Unn s cottage it s clearhat One Lucky Hero the girls have an unusual attraction for one another Theirime ogether is sensual and intimate despite heir young ages and The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Gear, and Handling their new acuaintance but it is cut short by Siss who feels suddenly overwhelmed byheir new relation. Shattered The Ice Palace is written in prose of a lyrical economy The Hacker Diaries: Confessions of Teenage Hackers that ranks amonghe most memorable achievements of modern literatur.

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