By Peter Wessel Zapffe

With his poetic pen, Zapffe describes a path here that gently winds its way past roots and rocks. This small track into the hills slowly transforms into a dirt road, fringed with wild flowers. As such, it continues to maintain its organic relations with its surroundings. However, in the course of time, with all the economic development and “progress” that would come along this road, the landscape changes irrevocably. A somewhat prophetic text on the transformation of rural Norway, written in 1952.

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