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So Long, Marianne: A Love Story includes rare material by Leonard Cohen

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Published by ECW Press in Ontario, Canada .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25937247M
ISBN 10978-1770411289

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  The subject of one of the most beautiful love songs of all time, Marianne Ihlen proves to be more than a muse to Axel and Leonard; her journey of self - discovery, romance, and heartache is lovingly recounted in So Long, Marianne/5(2).   The Paperback of the So Long, Marianne: A Love Story - includes rare material by Leonard Cohen by Kari Hesthamar at Barnes & Noble. FREE Brand: ECW Press. The subject of one of the most beautiful love songs of all time, Marianne Ihlen proves to be more than a muse to Axel and Leonard; her journey of self-discovery, romance, and heartache is lovingly 4/5(1). Leonard Cohen immortalised her in the song So long, Marianne. The story begins in the s, in Oslo, a town marked by jazz and a budding youth rebellion. Together with her boyfriend Axel Jensen, years-old Marianne runs away to Greece and lands on the island of Hydra, where a few international artists have already congregated, and they are.

review 1: SO LONG MARIANNE. A Love Story. (). Kari Hesthamar. **.This is the story of Marianne Ihlen, the woman who was the basis for the inspiration provided Leonard Cohen to write, first, the poem, “So Long Marianne,” and later his hit song. It is not really a book about Cohen.   Complemented by previously unpublished poems, letters, and photographs, So Long, Marianne is an intimate, honest account of Marianne’s life story – from her youth in Oslo, her romance with Axel, to her life in an international artists colony on Hydra in the s, and beyond. The subject of one of the most beautiful love songs of all time, Marianne Ihlen proves to be more than a muse to Axel and Leonard; her journey of selfdiscovery, of romance and heartache is lovingly recounted in So Long, Marianne.   -- Library Journal "So Long Marianne is an empathetic telling of a love story between a man who would be famous and a young woman trying to make her way in a complicated world." -- Lacombe Globe "Hestamar sketches Marianne clearly: her insecurities and earned jealousies, her beauty and blandness, her feminine wrestling between art and domesticity/5(81).

  Complemented by previously unpublished poems, letters, and photographs, So Long, Marianne is an intimate, honest account of Marianne's life story - from her youth in Oslo, her romance with Axel, to her life in an international artists colony on Hydra in the s, and : Paperback.   Meanwhile, Cohen writes "So Long, Marianne," one of the most beautiful love songs of all time. Peppered with previously unpublished poems, letters, and photographs, So Long, Marianne is an intimate, honest account of Marianne's journey and a portrait of the international artists' colony on Hydra in the s/5(). The first half of the book recounts Marianne's turbulent relationship with the Norwegian author Axel Jensen. Cohen enters the story only after Jensen abandoned her and her infant son, with a gentle. Book Reviews. So Long Marianne: A Love Story. by Kari So Long, Marianne will appeal primarily to his legion of die-hard fans wanting to fill in biographical gaps and read some of his previously unpublished poems. Yet the book’s great delight is Hesthamar’s sun-drenched evocation of life in Hydra during the years of its transformation.