Rune Christiansen

Winner of the Riksmål Prize 2009

In Chrysantemum we follow Agnes Løv, a woman in her mid-thirties, who has settled down alone in a city she doesn’t know to write her dissertation. She has grown up with her father, and when he dies and she has a chance encounter with a young, intense woman in an airplane, certain changes in her sober, controlled life are quietly set in motion.

Chrysantemum is a playful and beautifully written novel dealing with transformation and devotion in an elegant way.

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  • Krysantemum
  • 2009
  • Forlaget Oktober
  • Fiction, Novel
  • 240 pages