Unbelievably, Beatles was almost lost to the world. Having written the entire tome by hand, Saabye Christensen thought it might interest his old schoolmates at most, and carelessly stuffed the script in a suitcase travelling from France. The suitcase got lost, but found its way back to Oslo after a two-week European round trip that took in London. "Which was only right and fitting," the author says. "Now the book has come home, so to speak."
Wednesday, 12 August 2009
A book comes home
The Independent has a review of Don Bartlett's translation of Beatles, the 1984 novel by Lars Saabye Christensen: