The Unseen

The Unseen

Roy Jacobsen, Don Shaw, Don Bartlett


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  • Shortlisted for the 2017 International Man Booker and the 2018 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, The Unseen has been a bestseller in Norway (200,000+ copies in print) and sold into more than 23 countries and 40 languages.
  • Widespread praise from international media, including The Guardian, New European, and Financial Times. For Irish Times, Eileen Battserby calls it “easily one of the best books I have ever read.”
  • Contemporary social and political relevance: a story about a local culture impacted by national and global change and the delicate balance between conserving a way of life and being confined by it.

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