Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

Stories

Media Type:Audiobook
Genre(s):Literary
Contemporary
Narrator(s):Eric Michael Summerer
ISBN:9781666585346
Publish Date:04/21/2015
Run Time:1 Hour, 59 Minutes
Language:English
Publisher:Dreamscape Media

Audiobook

Young Arvid Jansen lives on the outskirts of Oslo. It’s the early sixties; his father works in a shoe factory and his Danish mother works as a cleaner. Arvid has nightmares about crocodiles and still wets his bed at night, but slowly he begins to understand the world around him. Vivid images accompany each new event: A photo of his mother as a young woman makes him cry as he realizes how time passes, and the black car that comes to collect his father on the day Arvid’s grandfather dies reminds him of the passing of his bullfinch. And then, one morning, his teacher tells his class to pray because a nuclear war is looming.