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  • ODD LITTLE MAN Alternative


Set in Norway in the 1930s. Little Oddemann lives on a small farm outside Oslo, and knows nothing of life beyond. He is curious and he hears and sees things that adults overlook, but he also often misunderstands. Even though he is frequently the butt of jokes as he is the smallest boy on the farm, he doesn't want to grow up. He thinks Norway will be sold to the Russians, and wonders how it will be wrapped up; and ponders if Jesus is bullet-proof, and whether he gets snow on his halo in winter. All this goes on against a background of poverty and the threat of war

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