The Demon Lover by David ArnasonThe Demon Lover by David Arnason

The Demon Lover

byDavid Arnason

Paperback | September 16, 2002

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In this highly entertaining collection, Arnason employs all of his powers as a humorist and as a scholar intimate with North American and Icelandic mythology and culture. Whether set in a chilly Canadian city or an ancient Icelandic village, each story takes on an epic tone and suggests that there is a higher power hard at play, toying with people's destiny for its own amusement. Arnason's serpentine demon lover seduces and tempts women with his own style of forbidden fruit. His narrator considers the fate of lovers in an overturned canoe. And giants of incredible strength populate a remote and dying Icelandic village. Spanning worlds both mythological and real, the stories are recounted from an all-knowing-but not always all-revealing-perspective.
David Arnason is the head of the English Department at the University of Manitoba and the acting head of the university's Icelandic Studies Department.He has written and edited dozens of books-poetry, short stories, drama, criticism, non-fiction, and novels.
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Title:The Demon LoverFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 16, 2002Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888012780

ISBN - 13:9780888012784

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