Book List in Order:6 titles

  • The second novel in Bjorneboe's ""History of Bestiality"" trilogy. The story is told by Jean, a janitor in a mental hospital in southern France. Jean keeps protocols, keeps for himself a written record of those events occurring around him. Also in th...


  • Set at the end of the 19th century, The Sharks is a thrilling tale of mutiny and shipwreck. The narrator, Peder Jensen, is both a competent second mate and an unworldly philosopher. Through his eyes, we follow the dismantling of the rigid power struc...


  • Drama. Theater. Translated from the Norwegian by Solrum Hoaas and Esther Greenleaf Murer. The Norwegain iconoclast Jens Bjorneboe described this work as "a wild, almost surrealistic play--partly sinister, partly comic...directed against those forms o...


  • As with the first two books of this trilogy, The Silence also rejects the traditional modes of fiction to posit instead an essay-like novel of ideas, philosophy, and argumentation. Here the inquiring narrator explores not just European history, as he...


  • The second novel in Bjorneboe's ""History of Bestiality"" trilogy. The story is told by Jean, a janitor in a mental hospital in southern France. Jean keeps protocols, keeps for himself a written record of those events occurring around him. Also in th...


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    The first novel in the acclaimed ""History of Bestiality"" trilogy. Living high in the Alps in a German principality, our narrator tells us he's dutifully fulfilling his obligations as a Servant of Justice and acting as a daily witness to injustice m...