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Crimson

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
'Effortlessly cool, funny yet sad, breezy but thoughtful - this is an edgy and unputdownable work of modern literature' Sharlene Teo, author of Ponti

'Crimson is written with immense courage - there's no faking the feeling of honesty on each page. It is a brave novel reminiscent of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting' Laline Paull, author of The Bees

The island has run out of oxygen. The island is swollen. The island is rotten. The island has taken my beloved from me. The island is a Greenlander. It's the fault of the Greenlander.

In Nuuk, Greenland . . .

Fia breaks up with her long-term boyfriend and falls for Sara.

Sara is in love with Ivik who holds a deep secret and is about to break promises.

Ivik struggles with gender dysphoria as their friends become addicted to social media, listen to American pop music and get blind drunk in downtown bars and uptown house parties.

Then there is Inuk, who also has something to hide - it will take him beyond his limits to madness, and question what it means to be a Greenlander, while Arnaq, the party queen, pulls the strings of manipulation, bringing a web of relationships to a shocking crescendo.

Crimson weaves through restlessness, depression, love and queer experiences to tell the story of Greenlanders through a unique and challenging form. The original text was written and published in the Greenlandic language.

Genre: Romance

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Hardback Editions

November 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Crimson
Author(s): Niviaq Korneliussen
ISBN: 0-349-01057-9 / 978-0-349-01057-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

May 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Crimson
Author(s): Niviaq Korneliussen
ISBN: 0-349-01056-0 / 978-0-349-01056-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Crimson
Author(s): Niviaq Korneliussen
ISBN: 0-349-01055-2 / 978-0-349-01055-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Crimson
Author(s): Niviaq Korneliussen
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU