Jagannath by Karin Tidbeck audiobook

Jagannath

By Karin Tidbeck
Read by Kirsten Potter

HighBridge 9781101973974
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A child is born in a tin can. A switchboard operator finds himself in hell. Three corpulent women float somewhere beyond time. Welcome to the weird world of Karin Tidbeck, the visionary Swedish author of literary sci-fi, speculative fiction, and mind-bending fantasy who has captivated readers around the world. Originally published by the tiny press Cheeky Frawg—the passion project of Ann and Jeff VanderMeer—Jagannath has been celebrated by readers and critics alike, with rave reviews from major outlets and support from lauded peers like China Mieville and even Ursula K. Le Guin herself. These are stories in which fairies haunt quiet towns, and an immortal being discovers the nature of time—stories in which anything is possible.

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Summary

A child is born in a tin can. A switchboard operator finds himself in hell. Three corpulent women float somewhere beyond time. Welcome to the weird world of Karin Tidbeck, the visionary Swedish author of literary sci-fi, speculative fiction, and mind-bending fantasy who has captivated readers around the world. Originally published by the tiny press Cheeky Frawg—the passion project of Ann and Jeff VanderMeer—Jagannath has been celebrated by readers and critics alike, with rave reviews from major outlets and support from lauded peers like China Mieville and even Ursula K. Le Guin herself. These are stories in which fairies haunt quiet towns, and an immortal being discovers the nature of time—stories in which anything is possible.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In the Borgesian tradition…Something wonderful—and weird—is going to happen if you open this book.” NPR
“I have never read anything like Jagannath…Ominous…funny…and mysteriously tender. These are wonderful stories.” Ursula K. LeGuin, Nebula and Hugo Award–winning author

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Author Bio: Karin Tidbeck

Author Bio: Karin Tidbeck

Karin Tidbeck is originally from Stockholm, Sweden. She lives and works in Malmö as a freelance writer, translator, and creative writing teacher and writes fiction in Swedish and English. She debuted in 2010 with the Swedish short-story collection Vem är Arvid Pekon? Her English debut, the 2012 collection Jagannath, was awarded the Crawford Award 2013 and shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award.

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Details

Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Short Stories
Audience: Adult
Language: English