Archive for the ‘denmark’ Category

It seems these right little, tight little islands of ours have been undergoing a bit of a Danish Invasion recently. Not like this one, though… This year sees a significant rise in publications of Danish books in English: eleven new Danish books were published in the UK between 2000 and 2005 inclusive, whereas over a […]


Well, it seems I was right to be intrigued. Cochon d’Allemand, listed for the Prix M├ędicis Etranger, is the French translation of this book: In its first two weeks in print, He Who Blinks is Afraid of Death (Aschehoug) sold 4,000 copies in Denmark, a huge number for a debut novel. An autobiographical narrative set […]