Kari Dickson

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Kari Dickson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and grew up bilingual. She has a BA in Scandinavian studies and an MA in translation.
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Wait, Blink: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life

Wait, Blink: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life by Gunnhild Øyehaug book cover
ISBN 9780374285890 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers

Translated by Kari Dickson In Wait, Blink we meet Sigrid, a rather timid young literature student, and witness her soul-consuming encounter with the author Kare, the movie director Linnea (who is going location hunting in Copenhagen), the performance artist Trine, and, last but not least, Viggo, also a literature student, who longs to belong to someone or something. More about this book >

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Kari Dickson

Kari Dickson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and grew up bilingual. She has a BA in Scandinavian studies and an MA in translation. Before becoming a translator, she worked in theater in London and Oslo. She teaches in the Scandinavian department at the University of Edinburgh.

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