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Days in the History of Silence by Merethe Lindstrøm (transl. Anne Bruce): A meditation on silence, memory and loss

The jacket of Merethe Lindstrom’s beautifully written, quietly devastating novel suits it perfectly: the door of an almost empty room opens onto another room, opening onto another, all in varying shades of grey. It’s narrated by Eva and begins with an intruder, a young man who asks to use her phone when she is at …

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