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Svend Åge Madsen

Biography

Svend Åge Madsen (often anglicised to Svend Aage Madsen) was born in 1939 in Århus. His father was an insurance agent. He studied maths at the University of Århus but did not finish his studies, becoming a writer. He claimed he gave up his studies to go to Wisconsin to meet a girl he had met in Europe, when she was travelling. Since then he has been highly prolific, writing novels, stories and plays. Only two of his novels have been translated into English.

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Bibliography

1963 Besøget (novel)
1964 Lystbilleder (novel)
1965 Otte gange Orphan (novel and stories)
1967 Et livstykke og andre stykker (drama)
1967 Modsatterne og Omvendterne (novel)
1967 Tilføjelser (novel)
1968 Liget og lysten (novel)
1969 Tredje gang så tar vi ham (novel)
1970 Maskeballet (stories)
1971 Sæt verden er til (novel)
1972 Dage med Diam eller Livet om natten (Days with Diam or Life at Night) (novel)
1973 Blodet på mine hænder (novel as Marianne Kainsdatter)
1974 Jakkels vandring (novel)
1976 Tugt og utugt i mellemtiden (Virtue and Vice in the Middle Time) (novel)
1978 Hadets bånd (novel)
1980 Se dagens lys (novel)
1982 Den største gåde (novel)
1982 Vi? – Vi, Vi! (novel)
1984 Af sporet er du kommet (novel)
1984 Svejk i tredie verdenskrig (drama)
1985 Dr. Strangula (drama)
1986 Det sidste suk (novel)
1986 Knud den Hellige (drama)
1987 Nøgne masker (drama)
1988 Slægten Laveran (novel)
1989 At fortælle menneskene (novel)
1990 Mellem himmel og jord (stories)
1991 Et ved jeg som aldrig dør (novel as Marianne Kainsdatter)
1991 Jagten på et menneske (novel)
1993 Edens gave (novel)
1994 Syv aldres galskab (novel)
1995 Den usynlige myre (novel)
1996 Kvinden uden krop (novel)
1998 Finder sted (novel)
1999 Genspejlet (novel)
2000 Nærvær og næsten: Tomas Fants familiekrøniker (novel)
2002 Den ugudelige farce (novel)
2002 Engleskyts. Kriminalroman (novel as Marianne Kainsdatter)
2003 De gode mennesker i Århus; Læselysten (novel)
2004 Levemåder (novel)
2004 Ude af sit gode skind (stories)
2006 Det syvende bånd (novel)
2007 Manden der opdagede at han ikke eksisterede (stories)
2009 Mange sære ting for (novel)
2009 Når man mailer (email correspondence between Madsen and Flemming Christian Nielsen)
2013 Pigen i cementblanderen