Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Book (nominee)
Man Booker International Prize Best Book (nominee)
Shortlisted for the 2017 International Man Booker Prize

Islanders are never afraid, if they were, they wouldn't be able to live here. Born on the Norwegian island that bears her name, Ingrid Barroy's world is circumscribed by storm-scoured rocks and the moods of the sea by which her family lives and dies. But her father dreams of building a quay that will end their isolation, and her mother longs for the island of her youth, and the country faces its own sea change: the advent of a modern world, and all its attendant unpredictability and violence. Brilliantly translated into English by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw, The Unseen is a profoundly moving exploration of family, resilience, and fate.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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August 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Unseen: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
ISBN: 0-85705-341-8 / 978-0-85705-341-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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August 2016 : UK Hardback

Title: The Unseen
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
ISBN: 0-85705-340-X / 978-0-85705-340-4 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

February 2020 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Unseen
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
ISBN: 1-77196-319-0 / 978-1-77196-319-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Biblioasis
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Unseen: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
ISBN: 1-84866-610-1 / 978-1-84866-610-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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Audio Editions

January 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Unseen
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
ISBN: 1-5100-5312-3 / 978-1-5100-5312-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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September 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Unseen
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett - translator, Don Shaw - translator
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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September 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Unseen
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett - translator, Don Shaw - translator
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Unseen (Biblioasis International Translation Series Book 31)
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
Publisher: Biblioasis
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August 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Unseen: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2017
Author(s): Roy Jacobsen
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU