To the Waves

Zahl wishes everything could just stay the same. But how can he possibly stand still while everything around him is changing?

Since an accident in his youth, Zahl has lived a quiet and secluded life on a small island. But when the house he lives in is sold against his wishes, and the new doctor starts questioning his injury, he is forced to move forward, even if he doesn’t want to…

To the waves is a sad, yet cheerful novel about a man trapped in his own quiet life. It is a warm and intimate portrait of a man who is too afraid to live.

Ida Løkås once again proves her unique ability to describe the lives of those on the outside.