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The Ice Palace

(1963)
A novel by

 
 
'How simple this novel is. How subtle. How strong. How unlike any other. It is unique. It is unforgettable. It is extraordinary' Doris Lessing

'I'm surprised it isn't the most famous book in the world' Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers

'She was close to the edge now: the ice laid its hand upon her'

The schoolchildren call it the Ice Palace: a frozen waterfall in the Norwegian fjords transformed into a fantastic structure of translucent walls, sparkling towers and secret chambers. It fascinates two young girls, lonely Unn and lively Siss, who strike up an intense friendship. When Unn decides to explore the Ice Palace alone and doesn't return, Siss must try to cope with the loss of her friend without succumbing to a frozen world of her own making.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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October 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Ice Palace (Peter Owen Cased Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas, Elizabeth Rokkan
ISBN: 0-7206-2006-6 / 978-0-7206-2006-1 (UK edition)
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January 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: Ice Palace (Peter Owen modern classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 0-7206-4314-7 / 978-0-7206-4314-5 (UK edition)
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ice Palace (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 0-241-32121-2 / 978-0-241-32121-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ice Palace (Peter Owen Modern Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 0-7206-1329-9 / 978-0-7206-1329-2 (UK edition)
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November 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ice Palace (Peter Owen Modern Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 0-7206-1122-9 / 978-0-7206-1122-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Ltd
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April 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ice Palace (Sun & moon classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 1-55713-094-9 / 978-1-55713-094-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sun & Moon Books
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January 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ice Palace (Peter Owen modern classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 0-7206-0881-3 / 978-0-7206-0881-6 (UK edition)
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September 1968 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ice Palace
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
ISBN: 0-586-02537-5 / 978-0-586-02537-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Title: The Ice Palace (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
Publisher: Penguin
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June 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Ice Palace (Modern Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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May 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Ice Palace (Peter Owen Modern Classics)
Author(s): Tarjei Vesaas
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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