HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Magnetist's Fifth Winter by Per Olov…
Loading...

The Magnetist's Fifth Winter (1964)

by Per Olov Enquist

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
155377,049 (3.56)17

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 17 mentions

English (1)  Norwegian (1)  Spanish (1)  All (3)
I finished [The Magnetist's Fifth Winter]. Although there were a few passages in which reading in the original language would likely have been a huge benefit, I thought this was a magnificent novel! Basically the story addresses the suggestibility of the human being to two forms of evil, that from without and that from within the self. The primary themes are: suggestibility, faith, betrayal, and evil.

The most powerful message of all to me was that by remaining silent or standing witness to evil without action, a person is still participating in that evil, and is partially responsible for the consequences. Words to live by. ( )
  hemlokgang | Jan 24, 2010 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Information from the Norwegian Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Information from the Spanish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
En algún lugar, el gran Paracelso habló del dolor que produce la inmovilidad total: se obligó a alguien a permanecer inmóvil sobre un lecho mullido durante un largo periodo de tiempo.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted2 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.56)
0.5
1
1.5 1
2 4
2.5
3 9
3.5 1
4 14
4.5 3
5 3

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,901,571 books! | Top bar: Always visible