TALES OF PROTECTION.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book, which consist of four tales "about the nature of luck and chance.. . a story involving a young woman, her old uncle, and a blind, brilliant beekeeper; the story of a lighthouse keeper's harrowing experience during a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea; a story of art, love and treachery in Renaissance Italy, where religious paintings have miraculous properties; and the story of a mining engineer whose life is changed by a terrible fall 'over the edge'." Translated from the Norwegian by Nadia Christensen. 500 pp. ISBN: 0-374-272409.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.