NEW PASSENGERS by Tine Høeg

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Title: New Passengers
Author(s)/Editor(s): Tine Høeg, translated from the Danish by Misha Hoekstra
Publisher: Lolli Editions
Pages: 219
Dimensions: 121 x 179 mm
Format: Softcover
Year: 2020
A song to new love, to the romp of the daily commute, to teachers and students everywhere, and to those flailing through adulthood like fish out of water

On her first day of work as a teacher, a young woman meets a married man on the train. They begin an affair, a ride which proves as jolting as her transition into the new job and the authority that comes along with it.

New Passengers is as audacious as it is enthralling, as wry as it is moving. Eliciting the speed of an express train and the immediacy of a text message, every line shimmers with quick-witted insight as Høeg casts a critical eye on the social mores that shape our lives. Winner of the Bogforum’s Debutantpris, the prize awarded each year for Denmark’s best fiction debut, the novel was adapted for the stage at the Royal Danish Theatre.

Additional information

Weight .180 kg
Dimensions 121 × 179 × 10 mm