In God's Way: A Novel; Translated From the Norwegian (Classic Reprint) by Bjørnstjerne BjørnsonIn God's Way: A Novel; Translated From the Norwegian (Classic Reprint) by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

In God's Way: A Novel; Translated From the Norwegian (Classic Reprint)

byBjørnstjerne Bjørnson

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Excerpt from In God's Way: A Novel; Translated From the Norwegian

IN the melting snow on the hill-side by the sea, in the last rays of the evening sun, stood a boy of fourteen, awestruck. He looked toward the west, out across the sea; he looked toward the east, over town and shore and the broad hills; in the background still higher peaks rose far away in the clear sky.

The storm had lasted a long time it had been more terrible, too, than any the old people could remember. In spite of the new dyke, many ships had been driven ashore, and many had sunk. The telegraph brought news of wrecks all along the coast, and close by here the herring-nets had been broken and washed away, oars and anchors had disappeared it was even feared that the worst was not yet known.

It was but a few hours since a calm had set in, the storm had abated, the gusts of wind ceased, all was over - all except the last low grumblings of the storm.

But the sea was rebellious it does not do to stir up the deep and then to run away. Far off in the distance great sea-waves, higher than houses, came rolling up in endless lines with foam-white crests and a crashing fall; the dull, heavy thud was heard across the town and shore; it was like a piece of land slipping away down into space.

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Title:In God's Way: A Novel; Translated From the Norwegian (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:294 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:October 1, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0243120389

ISBN - 13:9780243120383

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