‘Days in the History of Silence’ to be unveiled
Publish Date : Tuesday 13 August 2019 - 17:23
IBNA- Persian translation of the Norwegian novel ‘Days in the History of Silence’ (2011) by the acclaimed writer Merethe Lindstrøm will be unveiled in Tehran on Friday.
According to IBNA correspondent, the novel has been translated by Shaqayeq Qandehari into Persian and released by Hekmat-e Kalameh Publishing in Tehran.
‘Days in the History of Silence’
From the acclaimed Nordic Council Literature Prize winner, is a story that reveals the devastating effects of mistaking silence for peace and feeling shame for inevitable circumstances.
Eva and Simon have spent most of their adult lives together. He is a physician and she is a teacher, and they have three grown daughters and a comfortable home. Yet what binds them together isn’t only affection and solidarity but also the painful facts of their respective histories, which they keep hidden even from their own children. But after the abrupt dismissal of their housekeeper and Simon’s increasing withdrawal into himself, the past can no longer be repressed.
is a Norwegian author. She was born in Bergen and made her literary debut in 1983 with a collection of short stories, her first novel was published in 1992. But it was the 1996 novel The Stone Collectors that won her two awards, and set a new tone in her authorship.
For the 2007 collection of short stories, ‘The Guests’, Lindstrøm was nominated for the Nordic Council's Literary Prize and the Norwegian Critics' Award. Her next book Days in the History of Silence (2011) won her both these prestigious awards.
The unveiling ceremony of ‘Days in the History of Silence’ is scheduled to be held in Ibn-e Sina (Avicenna) Book City on Friday at 5 p.m.