Sunday, August 01, 2010

Herman Wildenvey

My grandfather was posted at the hospital in Stavern during the war and became acquainted with a poet named Herman Wildenvey. The poet and the good doctor became friends and enjoyed a glass of schnapps together in the evenings. Although the name Wildenvey is well known in Norway, only one of his books, Owls to Athens, has been translated to English.  This is Everything Comes to Me:

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