Nothing by Janne Teller audiobook

Nothing

By Janne Teller
Translated by Martin Aitken
Read by Jessica Lawshe

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3.15 Hours Unabridged
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  A story about everything and nothing, a boy in a plum tree, and a 7th grade no longer sure that anything means anything. "The novel asks the immense existential questions of the meaning of life. With its unusual, rhythmic and tightly composed language it is an amazing piece of work, which teasingly, grippingly and thrillingly depicts the quest of a group of children to proving to themselves and other people that something matters in life."  Information “A youth novel in Nobel Prize class.” Lena Kjersén Edman, Sweden "Janne Teller has written a novel about nothing less than the meaning of life. This book makes a deep impression on the reader and incites continued reflection." The Danish Cultural Minister. From www.jannekeller.dk

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Summary

Summary

A 2011 Michael L. Printz Award Finalist

A 2010 Publishers Weekly Best Book: Children's Fiction

Winner of Printz Awards, 2011

  A story about everything and nothing, a boy in a plum tree, and a 7th grade no longer sure that anything means anything.

"The novel asks the immense existential questions of the meaning of life. With its unusual, rhythmic and tightly composed language it is an amazing piece of work, which teasingly, grippingly and thrillingly depicts the quest of a group of children to proving to themselves and other people that something matters in life."
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“A youth novel in Nobel Prize class.”
Lena Kjersén Edman, Sweden

"Janne Teller has written a novel about nothing less than the meaning of life. This book makes a deep impression on the reader and incites continued reflection." The Danish Cultural Minister.

From www.jannekeller.dk

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The matter-of-fact, ruthlessly logical amorality of these teens is chilling. Gorgeously lyrical, as abetted by Aitken’s translation, and dreadfully bleak.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A provocative and challenging parable about human instability.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Indelible, elusive, and timeless, this uncompromising novel has all the marks of a classic…This is an unforgettable treatise on the fleeting and mutable nature of meaning.” Booklist (starred review)
“The spare but beautiful language contrasts with the horror of the actions to create a book that will remain with the reader for a long time and be sure to provoke discussion.” VOYA

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Author

Author Bio: Janne Teller

Author Bio: Janne Teller

Janne Teller was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has written several award-winning novels. Nothing is the winner of the prestigious Best Children’s Book Award from the Danish Cultural Ministry and is also a Printz Award Honor Book in the United States. Janne lives in New York City and Denmark.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.15
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English