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The first book I read by Norwegian novelist Per Peterson was "Out Stealing Horses," and I liked it so much that I was determined to read his new book, "To Siberia."
I loved "Out Stealing Horses" too, but in this book the prose is so lyrical and so full of imagery that it appears simply written.
I read Petterson because he is a good writer. This novel, while well-written, had a boring storyline. It just never got going for me.Published 2 months ago by th attridge
To Siberia antedates Out Stealing Horses, the work that brought Petterson to the attention of English speaking audiences. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tony Covatta
But, I found it somewhat less crisp and moving than "Out Stealing Horses" (which I found Outstanding) I found myself wondering if the editing was the issue.Published 13 months ago by West Seattle K
After reading and loving the wonderful Out Stealing Horses, my expectations for To Siberia were very high. Read morePublished 17 months ago by BT Invictus
I love the atmosphere that Petterson creates in his novels. I first got into him with his Out Stealing Horses; a fascinating novel. This one is way up there among his best. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Runar
Per Petterson writes about Norwegian life through the eyes of real people. I have lived in Norway, among them, and they are truly like this novel, even today, modernizing and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by R. Bidwell
Fine, tight writing, details of life and historical period convincing, as is the 1st Person female point of view. But the novel comes down to a one-character study. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Shem 29
I read this book because I really loved Per Petterson's Out Stealing Horses. But this one is some five light years away from the other one. Read morePublished 22 months ago by TamaraBosnic