By Sigrid Undset
“I were untrue to my husband.” Marta Oulie’s beginning line scandalized Norwegian readers in 1907. And but, Sigrid Undset had a present for depicting glossy ladies “sympathetically yet with cruel truthfulness,” because the Swedish Academy famous in awarding her the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. on the time she used to be one of many youngest recipients and in simple terms the 3rd lady so commemorated. It used to be Undset’s sincere tale of a tender woman’s love life—“the immoral kind,” as she herself bluntly placed it—that made her first novel an speedy sensation in Norway.
Marta Oulie, written within the type of a diary, in detail files the interior lifetime of a tender girl dissatisfied and restricted by means of the conventions of marriage as she longs for an all-consuming ardour. Set in Kristiania (now Oslo) initially of the 20 th century, Undset’s booklet is an incomparable mental portrait of a lady whose future is outlined through the altering mores of her day—as she descends, necessarily, into an ever-darker reckoning. Remarkably, although Undset’s different works have attracted generations of readers, Marta Oulie hasn't ever sooner than seemed in English translation. Tiina Nunnally, whose award-winning translation of Undset’s Kristin Lavransdatter captured the author’s fantastically transparent type, conveys the voice of Marta Oulie with all of the stark poignancy of the unique Norwegian.
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Marta Oulie: A Novel of Betrayal by Sigrid Undset