book cover of Mirror Shoulder Signal

Mirror Shoulder Signal

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Man Booker International Prize Best Book (nominee)
Sonja's over 40, and she's trying to move in the right direction. She's learning to drive. She's joined a meditation group. And she's attempting to reconnect with her sister.

But Sonja would rather eat cake than meditate. Her driving instructor won't let her change gear. And her sister won't return her calls.

Sonja's mind keeps wandering back to the dramatic landscapes of her childhood - the singing whooper swans, the endless sky, and getting lost barefoot in the rye fields - but how can she return to place that she no longer recognises? And how can she escape the alienating streets of Copenhagen?

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal is a poignant, sharp-witted tale of one woman's journey in search of herself when there's no one to ask for directions.

Cover image credit: (c) Aaron Munday (12 Orchards)

    

Praise for this book

"Dorthe Nors is fantastic." - Junot Díaz


Similar books by other authors

thumb
Spring
(Seasons Quartet, book 3)
Karl Ove Knausgaard

Used availability for Dorthe Nors's Mirror Shoulder Signal

Paperback Editions

June 2018 : USA Paperback
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal: A Novel
Author(s): Dorthe Nors
ISBN: 1-55597-808-8 / 978-1-55597-808-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2018 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
Author(s): Dorthe Nors
ISBN: 1-78227-314-X / 978-1-78227-314-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2017 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017)
Author(s): Dorthe Nors
ISBN: 1-78227-312-3 / 978-1-78227-312-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

July 2018 : USA Audio CD
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal: A Novel
Author(s): Dorthe Nors
ISBN: 1-68441-038-X / 978-1-68441-038-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
Author(s): Dorthe Nors, Misha Hoekstra - translator
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2018 : UK Audio edition
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
Author(s): Dorthe Nors, Misha Hoekstra - translator
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal: A Novel
Author(s): Dorthe Nors
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2017 : UK Kindle edition
thumb

Title: Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
Author(s): Dorthe Nors
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon UK