Ingrid Winters makeløse mismot

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Ingrid Winters makeløse mismot
  • Janne S. Drangsholt
  • Norwegian
  • 06 December 2017

10 thoughts on “Ingrid Winters makeløse mismot

  1. Always Pouting Always Pouting says:

    I really wanted to like this book because I m shallow and I saw the cover and I m like this is going to be totally great and then it s title was The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter and so I assumed that it would be something exciting or funny The book wasn t really exciting at all because the whole plot line seems to be about them moving and doing work things and dealing with kids Like there was barely a plot line and it was all kind of messy and didn t come together Also I found the I really wanted to like this book because I m shallow and I saw the cover and I m like this is going to be totally great and then it s title was The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter and so I assumed that it would be something exciting or funny The book wasn t really exciting at all because the whole plot line seems to be about them moving and doing work things and dealing with kids Like there was barely a plot line and it was all kind of messy and didn t come together Also I found the writing to feel awkward but apparently it s translated so maybe it just doesn t work as well in english I liked the characters though but yeah there s like nothing to the plot itself


  2. Bookphile Bookphile says:

    I mnot entirely sure what I just read Maybe Ingrid s cough syrup fumes wafted out to me


  3. Megan Johnson Megan Johnson says:

    This book was slow and hard to follow I honestly didn t understand most of what was going on in this book.


  4. Whistlers Mom Whistlers Mom says:

    I you don t fall in love with Ingrid, maybe YOU are neurotic.I don t know who wrote this book description, but I wish to lodge a vigorous protest against the use of the word neurotic to describe the heroine Ingrid Winter She s flaky, a raging hypochondriac, lacks a backbone, and has seen WAY too many sci fi movies, but she s not neurotic She is, however, surrounded by neurotics Aren t we all This is one of those books where you start out wondering why the wife doesn t kill her humorless, I you don t fall in love with Ingrid, maybe YOU are neurotic.I don t know who wrote this book description, but I wish to lodge a vigorous protest against the use of the word neurotic to describe the heroine Ingrid Winter She s flaky, a raging hypochondriac, lacks a backbone, and has seen WAY too many sci fi movies, but she s not neurotic She is, however, surrounded by neurotics Aren t we all This is one of those books where you start out wondering why the wife doesn t kill her humorless, over bearing husband Then you switch to wondering why the husband doesn t kill his spacey, irresponsible wife Then you realize that marriage to each other beats a relationship with anyone else they know It appears that Norway has a preponderance of both good looking blondes and crazy people.It helps that Ingrid is on the faculty at a local university and, sadly, higher education attracts some real nutters If you want neurotic, Ingrid s work enemy Ingvill is the poster girl In fact, the thoroughly demented Ingvill has the worst case of Borderline Personality Syndrome I ve seen in a long time Typically, she s cordially hated by her colleagues, but she s tolerated since she s only slightly loonier than they are We ALL know an Ingvill and you can consider yourself lucky if you re not related to one.Being a parent of three young children exposes our heroine to evenlunacy When did parenting cease to be a normal, everyday activity and become a competitive sport Poor Ingrid is determined to be a great Mom, but her confidence is constantly undermined by the frenetic parents around her, not to mention the teachers who seek their revenge against unreasonable parents by upping the ante at every opportunity Does your child s school sports recreational schedule leave you only five hours to sleep at night Too much Better add another activity or your poor darling will be short changed and YOU will be a LOUSY PARENT.As if her fellow Norwegians aren t giving her enough hell, Ingrid is coerced into making a trip to St Petersburg, Russia to negotiate one of those international cooperation deals that are trendy with universities now Russia is even colder than Norway and the WIFI is iffy and the food s bad and they re surrounded by a shifting cast of menacing people KGB or nervous academics fighting and clawing to stay afloat in their profession And which isdangerous The humor in this book is delightful I lost count of how many times I laughed out loud This author has a great talent for describing appearances and how they relate to her characters personalities Beauty may be only skin deep, but let s face it, you can frequently judge a book by its cover.Of course, there are cultural differences In lamenting her slide into semi grungy motherhood, Ingrid admits that she hasn t shaved her legs or armpits in a month Mothers everywhere can relate to the fact that a Mom just doesn t have the time to lavish on her looks that she did when she was childless However, an American mother might neglect her family, friends, health, and job or give up paying bills or eating But she ALWAYS shaves.I thought it was odd that Ingrid s life seems to have started with marriage and becoming a mother Through most of the book, we hear nothing of her family other than one story about getting drunk on vodka at an in law s house Right at the end of the book, when Ingrid is processing what her Russian escapades have shown her about herself, the author hints at childhood tragedies What they are isn t made clear, which makes me wonder if this book is the first in a series If it is, I ll be reading the next one as soon as it s available As flaky as Ingrid is, she s a sympathetic and endearing woman I d love to know how her life goes on.PS If your e reader isn t equipped with a dictionary, you need to look up replicant before you read this book Unless you re a sci fi fan In which case, forget I said anything Really I apologize And I m NOT a replicant


  5. l myers l myers says:

    One of the worst books I ve ever read This is one of the dumbest books I have ever read It wasn t the least bit funny I honestly couldn t figure out what the point of the story was It only cover the day to day life of a neurotic woman rearing a family and juggling a job It is set in Norway so some things make no sense to Americans Save your time and money on this book It is a giant waste


  6. Jessica Jessica says:

    As a stressed mom of three who is also desperately trying to hold it all together I thought reading a book about another one would be comforting, solidarity style That was a poor choice Remind me that books about people who are stressed just make me stressed.Beyond that, the last 40% of this book was nonsensical I m thinking a lot was lost in translation and cultural differences Ingrid was supposed to be neurotic, not psychotic And, FYI, finally selling your house does not cure metal illn As a stressed mom of three who is also desperately trying to hold it all together I thought reading a book about another one would be comforting, solidarity style That was a poor choice Remind me that books about people who are stressed just make me stressed.Beyond that, the last 40% of this book was nonsensical I m thinking a lot was lost in translation and cultural differences Ingrid was supposed to be neurotic, not psychotic And, FYI, finally selling your house does not cure metal illness Nor does being drunk cause it


  7. Josh Josh says:

    The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter by J.S Drangsholt is a cautionary tale regarding the tragic consequences of spending an excessive amount of one s life obsessing over a single subject paired with the concomitant failure to develop basic social skills followed by the systematic institutionalization of said persons and then gleefully watching the resulting carnage like some sort of malevolent deity Or to repeat myself, a story about university faculty Our heroine is Ingrid Winter wh The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter by J.S Drangsholt is a cautionary tale regarding the tragic consequences of spending an excessive amount of one s life obsessing over a single subject paired with the concomitant failure to develop basic social skills followed by the systematic institutionalization of said persons and then gleefully watching the resulting carnage like some sort of malevolent deity Or to repeat myself, a story about university faculty Our heroine is Ingrid Winter who despite her scattered and whimsical thought processes manages to find herself as the most rational of all her academic colleagues, but only by the thinnest of margins Her department finds itself in the midst of an reorganization by the villainous administration and responds with the refined thought and mental clarity possessed by those who have achieved employment in higher education only could With complete and utter anarchy, discord and rebellion The story follows her perilous journey to Russia to save herself from reassignment to a dreaded new department and a number of other fabulously poor life choices that result from her magnificent intellect This is a fantastic read for anyone with friends or associates in higher education, or just the possession of a plain morbid curiosity, who wants to experience the inner happenings of life in the ivory tower


  8. Rowan Greene Rowan Greene says:

    This was my free Kindle Prime read and I m so glad I picked it Home.Run Best book I ve read in a while.Ingrid is slightly neurotic and extremely passive with a knack for getting herself into some sticky and or awkward situations The premise was unique and well developed The pacing was perfect and the dialogue is the best I ve read in a long time snappy, witty, and perfectly executed The characters are all well developed as well and they leap from the page Her colleagues especially the De This was my free Kindle Prime read and I m so glad I picked it Home.Run Best book I ve read in a while.Ingrid is slightly neurotic and extremely passive with a knack for getting herself into some sticky and or awkward situations The premise was unique and well developed The pacing was perfect and the dialogue is the best I ve read in a long time snappy, witty, and perfectly executed The characters are all well developed as well and they leap from the page Her colleagues especially the Department Chair, Peter and Invgill are all total nightmares and it was comical navigating the workplace with her for that very reason We all have a Peter and an Ingvill in our own offices and can relate The Russia trip was also priceless, especially the unexpected outcome and the parallels between Ingrid s group and their Russian counterparts Tip don t drink Russian cough syrup The author gets major points for weaving in a number of Blade Runner references Voight Kampff This is a very enjoyable, light read and I highly recommend it I ll be looking forbooks by this author for sure


  9. Kim Kim says:

    Loved this Ingrid is very easy to sympathize with even with all of her faults Maybe it s because I am the same age as Ingrid that I identified with the character However, I don t have one kid let alone three so reading about her juggling family life with multiple children and two working parents just gave me a bit of anxiety It s no wonder Ingrid is so neurotic All in all a great read that was wrapped up very nicely Fans of


  10. Jon Jon says:

    LOST IN TRANSLATIONI really don t know what to make of this book, the author, the plot, the characters or the translation I m not stupid, so I don t think that I ve missed the point of the book although I might have done and can only assume its the translation.I ve read Scandinavian literature before Stig Larsson, Jo Nesbo etc and have always found them a little quirky but readable, I ve also read books outside my normal genre before and enjoyed them Little Coffee Shop in Kabul for exampl LOST IN TRANSLATIONI really don t know what to make of this book, the author, the plot, the characters or the translation I m not stupid, so I don t think that I ve missed the point of the book although I might have done and can only assume its the translation.I ve read Scandinavian literature before Stig Larsson, Jo Nesbo etc and have always found them a little quirky but readable, I ve also read books outside my normal genre before and enjoyed them Little Coffee Shop in Kabul for example, but this was probably a step too far To me this was a semi farcicle tale of a semi neurotic woman buying a house she can t afford, being weird at work and going on a random trip to Russia where she acted like a complete fool.Clearly a decent number of people findin this book that I did, but definitely not one for me


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Ingrid Winters makeløse mismot[Reading] ➷ Ingrid Winters makeløse mismot By Janne S. Drangsholt – Polishdarling.co.uk Ingrid Winter sitter fast I huset hun ikke f r solgt, i FAU m ter, i jobbkonflikter, i frykten for d rselgere, i et ekteskap som har mistet gnisten, i sin egen hverdagsangst Bedre blir det ikke n r hu Ingrid Winter sitter fast I huset hun ikke f r solgt, i FAU m ter, i jobbkonflikter, i frykten for d rselgere, i et ekteskap som har mistet gnisten, i sin egen hverdagsangst Bedre blir det ikke n r hun ufrivillig blir plukket ut som representant i en jobbdelegasjon til St Petersburg Det skal v re starten p forskningssamarbeid over landegrensene, men med Ingrid Winters deltagelse Ingrid Winters Epub / utarter det raskt til kaos, trusler om bli sendt til Sibir og hostesaft som ikke er hva den utgir seg for v re Men kanskje er en dose kaos akkurat det som trengs n r alt har stivnet i et liv I sin andre roman viser Janne Stigen Drangsholt ffrem et stort komisk talent, kombinert med en sjelden evne til ta hverdagslige situasjoner p kornet.


About the Author: Janne S. Drangsholt

Janne Stigen Drangsholt er en norsk forfatter Hun debuterte med romanen Humlefangeren i Drangsholt bor og arbeider som litteraturforsker i Stavanger, der hun er f rsteamanuensis ved Institutt for kultur og spr kvitenskap ved Universitetet i Stavanger Drangsholt er drt fra Universitetet i Bergen med en avhandling om den britiske forfatteren Ted Hughes.



10 thoughts on “Ingrid Winters makeløse mismot

  1. Always Pouting Always Pouting says:

    I really wanted to like this book because I m shallow and I saw the cover and I m like this is going to be totally great and then it s title was The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter and so I assumed that it would be something exciting or funny The book wasn t really exciting at all because the whole plot line seems to be about them moving and doing work things and dealing with kids Like there was barely a plot line and it was all kind of messy and didn t come together Also I found the I really wanted to like this book because I m shallow and I saw the cover and I m like this is going to be totally great and then it s title was The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter and so I assumed that it would be something exciting or funny The book wasn t really exciting at all because the whole plot line seems to be about them moving and doing work things and dealing with kids Like there was barely a plot line and it was all kind of messy and didn t come together Also I found the writing to feel awkward but apparently it s translated so maybe it just doesn t work as well in english I liked the characters though but yeah there s like nothing to the plot itself


  2. Bookphile Bookphile says:

    I mnot entirely sure what I just read Maybe Ingrid s cough syrup fumes wafted out to me


  3. Megan Johnson Megan Johnson says:

    This book was slow and hard to follow I honestly didn t understand most of what was going on in this book.


  4. Whistlers Mom Whistlers Mom says:

    I you don t fall in love with Ingrid, maybe YOU are neurotic.I don t know who wrote this book description, but I wish to lodge a vigorous protest against the use of the word neurotic to describe the heroine Ingrid Winter She s flaky, a raging hypochondriac, lacks a backbone, and has seen WAY too many sci fi movies, but she s not neurotic She is, however, surrounded by neurotics Aren t we all This is one of those books where you start out wondering why the wife doesn t kill her humorless, I you don t fall in love with Ingrid, maybe YOU are neurotic.I don t know who wrote this book description, but I wish to lodge a vigorous protest against the use of the word neurotic to describe the heroine Ingrid Winter She s flaky, a raging hypochondriac, lacks a backbone, and has seen WAY too many sci fi movies, but she s not neurotic She is, however, surrounded by neurotics Aren t we all This is one of those books where you start out wondering why the wife doesn t kill her humorless, over bearing husband Then you switch to wondering why the husband doesn t kill his spacey, irresponsible wife Then you realize that marriage to each other beats a relationship with anyone else they know It appears that Norway has a preponderance of both good looking blondes and crazy people.It helps that Ingrid is on the faculty at a local university and, sadly, higher education attracts some real nutters If you want neurotic, Ingrid s work enemy Ingvill is the poster girl In fact, the thoroughly demented Ingvill has the worst case of Borderline Personality Syndrome I ve seen in a long time Typically, she s cordially hated by her colleagues, but she s tolerated since she s only slightly loonier than they are We ALL know an Ingvill and you can consider yourself lucky if you re not related to one.Being a parent of three young children exposes our heroine to evenlunacy When did parenting cease to be a normal, everyday activity and become a competitive sport Poor Ingrid is determined to be a great Mom, but her confidence is constantly undermined by the frenetic parents around her, not to mention the teachers who seek their revenge against unreasonable parents by upping the ante at every opportunity Does your child s school sports recreational schedule leave you only five hours to sleep at night Too much Better add another activity or your poor darling will be short changed and YOU will be a LOUSY PARENT.As if her fellow Norwegians aren t giving her enough hell, Ingrid is coerced into making a trip to St Petersburg, Russia to negotiate one of those international cooperation deals that are trendy with universities now Russia is even colder than Norway and the WIFI is iffy and the food s bad and they re surrounded by a shifting cast of menacing people KGB or nervous academics fighting and clawing to stay afloat in their profession And which isdangerous The humor in this book is delightful I lost count of how many times I laughed out loud This author has a great talent for describing appearances and how they relate to her characters personalities Beauty may be only skin deep, but let s face it, you can frequently judge a book by its cover.Of course, there are cultural differences In lamenting her slide into semi grungy motherhood, Ingrid admits that she hasn t shaved her legs or armpits in a month Mothers everywhere can relate to the fact that a Mom just doesn t have the time to lavish on her looks that she did when she was childless However, an American mother might neglect her family, friends, health, and job or give up paying bills or eating But she ALWAYS shaves.I thought it was odd that Ingrid s life seems to have started with marriage and becoming a mother Through most of the book, we hear nothing of her family other than one story about getting drunk on vodka at an in law s house Right at the end of the book, when Ingrid is processing what her Russian escapades have shown her about herself, the author hints at childhood tragedies What they are isn t made clear, which makes me wonder if this book is the first in a series If it is, I ll be reading the next one as soon as it s available As flaky as Ingrid is, she s a sympathetic and endearing woman I d love to know how her life goes on.PS If your e reader isn t equipped with a dictionary, you need to look up replicant before you read this book Unless you re a sci fi fan In which case, forget I said anything Really I apologize And I m NOT a replicant


  5. l myers l myers says:

    One of the worst books I ve ever read This is one of the dumbest books I have ever read It wasn t the least bit funny I honestly couldn t figure out what the point of the story was It only cover the day to day life of a neurotic woman rearing a family and juggling a job It is set in Norway so some things make no sense to Americans Save your time and money on this book It is a giant waste


  6. Jessica Jessica says:

    As a stressed mom of three who is also desperately trying to hold it all together I thought reading a book about another one would be comforting, solidarity style That was a poor choice Remind me that books about people who are stressed just make me stressed.Beyond that, the last 40% of this book was nonsensical I m thinking a lot was lost in translation and cultural differences Ingrid was supposed to be neurotic, not psychotic And, FYI, finally selling your house does not cure metal illn As a stressed mom of three who is also desperately trying to hold it all together I thought reading a book about another one would be comforting, solidarity style That was a poor choice Remind me that books about people who are stressed just make me stressed.Beyond that, the last 40% of this book was nonsensical I m thinking a lot was lost in translation and cultural differences Ingrid was supposed to be neurotic, not psychotic And, FYI, finally selling your house does not cure metal illness Nor does being drunk cause it


  7. Josh Josh says:

    The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter by J.S Drangsholt is a cautionary tale regarding the tragic consequences of spending an excessive amount of one s life obsessing over a single subject paired with the concomitant failure to develop basic social skills followed by the systematic institutionalization of said persons and then gleefully watching the resulting carnage like some sort of malevolent deity Or to repeat myself, a story about university faculty Our heroine is Ingrid Winter wh The Marvelous Misadventures of Ingrid Winter by J.S Drangsholt is a cautionary tale regarding the tragic consequences of spending an excessive amount of one s life obsessing over a single subject paired with the concomitant failure to develop basic social skills followed by the systematic institutionalization of said persons and then gleefully watching the resulting carnage like some sort of malevolent deity Or to repeat myself, a story about university faculty Our heroine is Ingrid Winter who despite her scattered and whimsical thought processes manages to find herself as the most rational of all her academic colleagues, but only by the thinnest of margins Her department finds itself in the midst of an reorganization by the villainous administration and responds with the refined thought and mental clarity possessed by those who have achieved employment in higher education only could With complete and utter anarchy, discord and rebellion The story follows her perilous journey to Russia to save herself from reassignment to a dreaded new department and a number of other fabulously poor life choices that result from her magnificent intellect This is a fantastic read for anyone with friends or associates in higher education, or just the possession of a plain morbid curiosity, who wants to experience the inner happenings of life in the ivory tower


  8. Rowan Greene Rowan Greene says:

    This was my free Kindle Prime read and I m so glad I picked it Home.Run Best book I ve read in a while.Ingrid is slightly neurotic and extremely passive with a knack for getting herself into some sticky and or awkward situations The premise was unique and well developed The pacing was perfect and the dialogue is the best I ve read in a long time snappy, witty, and perfectly executed The characters are all well developed as well and they leap from the page Her colleagues especially the De This was my free Kindle Prime read and I m so glad I picked it Home.Run Best book I ve read in a while.Ingrid is slightly neurotic and extremely passive with a knack for getting herself into some sticky and or awkward situations The premise was unique and well developed The pacing was perfect and the dialogue is the best I ve read in a long time snappy, witty, and perfectly executed The characters are all well developed as well and they leap from the page Her colleagues especially the Department Chair, Peter and Invgill are all total nightmares and it was comical navigating the workplace with her for that very reason We all have a Peter and an Ingvill in our own offices and can relate The Russia trip was also priceless, especially the unexpected outcome and the parallels between Ingrid s group and their Russian counterparts Tip don t drink Russian cough syrup The author gets major points for weaving in a number of Blade Runner references Voight Kampff This is a very enjoyable, light read and I highly recommend it I ll be looking forbooks by this author for sure


  9. Kim Kim says:

    Loved this Ingrid is very easy to sympathize with even with all of her faults Maybe it s because I am the same age as Ingrid that I identified with the character However, I don t have one kid let alone three so reading about her juggling family life with multiple children and two working parents just gave me a bit of anxiety It s no wonder Ingrid is so neurotic All in all a great read that was wrapped up very nicely Fans of


  10. Jon Jon says:

    LOST IN TRANSLATIONI really don t know what to make of this book, the author, the plot, the characters or the translation I m not stupid, so I don t think that I ve missed the point of the book although I might have done and can only assume its the translation.I ve read Scandinavian literature before Stig Larsson, Jo Nesbo etc and have always found them a little quirky but readable, I ve also read books outside my normal genre before and enjoyed them Little Coffee Shop in Kabul for exampl LOST IN TRANSLATIONI really don t know what to make of this book, the author, the plot, the characters or the translation I m not stupid, so I don t think that I ve missed the point of the book although I might have done and can only assume its the translation.I ve read Scandinavian literature before Stig Larsson, Jo Nesbo etc and have always found them a little quirky but readable, I ve also read books outside my normal genre before and enjoyed them Little Coffee Shop in Kabul for example, but this was probably a step too far To me this was a semi farcicle tale of a semi neurotic woman buying a house she can t afford, being weird at work and going on a random trip to Russia where she acted like a complete fool.Clearly a decent number of people findin this book that I did, but definitely not one for me


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