Aschehoug Forlag, 2016

Fiction, Novel

260 pages

The Puppeteer

Jostein Gaarder

Jakop is a lonely man. He visits funerals of people he has never met, just to feel the company of other people. He is also a great storyteller. In the receptions after the funerals he invents stories about his relationship to the diseased, and the people he meets listen to him with great attention. Jakop’s…

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  • GermanCarl Hanser Verlag
  • IndonesianMizan
  • ItalianLonganesi
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  • MacedonianMatica Makedonska
  • PersianHoupaa Books
  • SerbianGeopoetika
  • SlovakianAlbatros Media
  • SpanishSiruela

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