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Borderliners

Peter Hoeg

Borderliners

by Peter Hoeg

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Hoeg ; translated from the Danish by Barbara Haveland.
The Physical Object
Pagination252p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13936412M

The children soon suspect that they are guinea pigs in a bizarre social experiment, and that their only hope of escape is to break through a dangerous threshold of time and space. Peter Høeg's "brilliant" and dystopian Borderliners is a "uniquely philosophical thriller" (Boston Sunday Globe) and a haunting story of childhood travail and hope. All about Borderliners by Peter Høeg. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers This is a book about a young juvenile delinquent who gets accepted into a fancy private boarding school. that it is largely because of a poor, possibly overly-literal translation that Borderliners is such an unpleasant /5(15).

Borderliners is an important book, filled with rare and important observations and conclusions. Sometimes Høeg can be clinical, sometimes his emotional distance is too great. Not in Borderliners. His analytical abilities, in this very hot psychological story, balance perfectly. This is my idea of a book that is an achievement, a feat, a Reviews: A disturbing, often brutal book, which stretches the limits of literary thriller as it challenges our notions of education and childhood.

Get this from a library! Borderliners. [Peter Høeg] -- This is the story of three orphans, trapped in the hermetically sealed world of an elite boarding school. Get this from a library! Borderliners. [Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland] -- A novel of psychological suspense on three children, misfits in a boarding school which uses them as guinea pigs for a secret experiment by the Danish government. They turn the tables by conducting.


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Borderliners Homework Help Questions. What is a critical exploration and summary of Borderliners by Peter Hoeg. Borderliners is the English title of a Danish novel by Peter Høeg.

What does this book say about the effectiveness of physical punishment, by teachers and by parents. How do the children react. Discuss whether control and power can ever be maintained this way.

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The series initially aired on November 2, in Norway on TV 2 and was released to Netflix on March 6, No. of episodes: 8 (list of episodes). They speak louder than my words." Discuss the role of silence in this book. How is silence used to invoke fear. How do the students use silence.

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About the Book Borderliners. by Peter Høeg "What is time?" begins Borderliners, the story of Peter, a student at Biehl's Academy in the s. A troubled youth who grew up in institutions, acceptance in Biehl's is Peter's last chance to join "normal" society.

Immediately, Peter is drawn to the school's outsiders: Katarina, recently orphaned. A riveting departure from the Danish author whose novel Smilla's Sense of Snow was last year's surprising international bestseller.

The narrator is a young man named Peter who recounts how he survived growing up in Danish orphanages and reform schools. Written in short blocks of concentrated text, the narrative skips around from memories of his childhood to meditations on the philosophy and Author: Peter Høeg.

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Will they win the right to be integrated with other, 'normal', children (normal in the opinion of the authorities) - or will they spend the rest of their lives in institutions. But these children are alert to their situation/5(6). The information about Borderline shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Borderliners is the kind of edgy, pacey thriller we all love to read. Centered around the dynamic if eccentric Elena, Borderliners explores the darker side of people's mind, and what happens when evil is allowed to fester for too long.5/5(1).

In Hoeg's previous book, the thriller Smilla's Sense of Snow, the psychological insights and background detail were more gripping than the action scenes. Borderliners Peter Hoeg, Author. Borderliner. TV-MA 1 Season Norwegian TV Shows.

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This book has not yet been reviewed.Dec 02,  · Like its much-praised predecessor, Smilla’s Sense of Snow (EW’s Book of the Year), Danish author Peter Hoeg’s Borderliners deals with misfits-characters who cannot find their place.Borderliners is an important book, filled with rare and important observations and conclusions.

Sometimes Høeg can be clinical, sometimes his emotional distance is too great. Not in Borderliners. His analytical abilities, in this very hot psychological story, balance perfectly. This is my idea of a book that is an achievement, a feat, a /5(48).