Quotes from The Half Brother

Lars Saabye Christensen ·  696 pages

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“We do not disappear without a trace. We leave a wake that never quite disappears, a gash in time that we so laboriously leave behind us.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“Do you want me to kill your father, Barnum?”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“Животът не е само големи шапки и бавни валсове.Животът е умението да чакаш онези, които никога няма да се върнат.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“Medlidenhet er bare en fornem form for forakt”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“- За никого не е лесно да се върне обратно (…) - Човек или идва прекалено рано. Или прекалено късно. - Но е по-добре, отколкото никога да не го направи.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother



“Biz insanlar bu yüzden ölüyoruz. Ötekilere daha çok yer açmak için.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“And before me the empty table at the Theater Café with my reservation - Barnum Nilsen, 8PM - the only table no one sits at. And this too is an echo, an echo of time, the shadows of a discus spinning through blinding sunlight.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“(…) красавците, златното поколение, което никога няма да преживее война, които ще растат в такова благополучие, че накрая то ще ги преобърне и подлуди, по някое време ще обърнат гръб на всичкото изобилие и вместо това ще търсят дивата природа и престорената бедност, за да могат после да наваксат измислената загуба и да я превърнат в още по-голяма лакомия до претрупания бюфет на личния си живот.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


“She was standing still, leaning against the moonlight.”
― Lars Saabye Christensen, quote from The Half Brother


About the author

Lars Saabye Christensen
Born place: in Oslo, Norway
Born date September 21, 1953
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