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Night Train to Nykøbing

byKristjana Gunnars

Paperback | September 16, 1998

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A woman hopelessly in love boards the night train to Nykøbing, Denmark, not knowing if the lover she leaves behind will ever be with her again. Then, through attempts to write her distant lover a letter she knows will never be sent, she recounts a long vigil, inspired by love, and her conspiracy with a waiting heart. Night Train to Nykøbing is a transformative tale that articulates the dense codes of love and the intensity of a life on the edge of abandonment. But this also is a story of return, finally, to a heart that has wandered through the desert of time.
Kristjana Gunnars is the author of five cross-generic prose books from Red Deer Press, including The Prowler and The Substance of Forgetting. She is also the author of several books of poetry, including Exiles Among You and Silence of the Country. Her books of short stories are The Axe's Edge and The Guest House. Gunnars has been a pro...
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Title:Night Train to NykøbingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 16, 1998Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:088995187X

ISBN - 13:9780889951877

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"Inside every greeting there is also a farewell," says the narrator in Night Train to Nykøbing. Never before has that simple observation been associated with such profound loss as she boards a train, leaving her lover behind on the platform. This is a story about coming to terms with likely loss as a heart continues to hope against hope, teetering on the terrifying edge of abandonment. Kristjana Gunnars has written a deeply felt narrative that traces not only a physical journey, but a soulful one as well.