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Lars Saabye Christensen

Biography

Lars Saabye Christensen was born in 1953 in Oslo. Thpugh he lives in Norway, writes in Norwegian and his books are generally set in Norway he is half-Danish and is a Danish citizen. He grew up in Skillebek, a district of Oslo but lived for many years in Sortland in northern Norway. He studied literature, Norwegian, art history and the history of ideas at university. His first book was poetry with his first novel following a year later. As well as many novels, he has written poetry, plays, essays, filmscripts and children’s books.

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Bibliography

1976 Historien om Gly (poetry)
1977 Ordbok (poetry)
1977 Amatøren (novel)
1978 Kamelen i mitt hjerte (poetry)
1979 Jaktmarker (poetry)
1980 Billettene (novel)
1981 Jokeren (The Joker) (novel)
1982 Paraply (poetry)
1984 Beatles (Beatles) (novel)
1985 Blodets bånd (novel)
1986 Åsteder (poetry)
1986 Colombus ankoms (drama)
1987 Sneglene (novel)
1988 Herman (Herman) (novel)
1989 Stempler (poetry)
1989 Vesterålen (poetry)
1990 Bly (novel)
1992 Gutten som ville være en av gutta (novel)
1992 Ingens (stories)
1993 Den akustiske skyggen (poetry)
1994 Mekka (drama)
1995 Jubel (novel)
1996 Den andre siden av blått. Et bildedikt fra Loften og Vesterålen (The Other Side of Blue: Pictures and Poems from Lofoten and Vesterålen)) (poetry)
1997 Den misunnelige frisøren (stories)
1999 Noen som elsker hverandre (stories)
1999 Pasninger (poetry)
1999 Falleferdig himmel (poetry)
1999 Kongen som ville ha mer enn en krone (children’s)
1999 Under en sort paraply (poetry)
2000 Mann for sin katt (children’s)
2000 Pinnsvinsol (poetry)
2001 Halvbroren (The Half Brother))(novel)
2003 Maskeblomstfamilien (novel)
2003 Sanger og steiner (poetry)
2003 SATS (stories)
2004 Oscar Wildes heis (stories)
2005 Modellen (The Model) (novel)
2005 Norske omveier – i blues og bilder(poetry))
2006 Saabyes cirkus (novel)
2007 Den arktiske drømmen – bildebok (The Arctic Dream )(stories)
2007 Ordiord (illustrated (by Rune Johan Andersson)
2008 Bisettelsen (novel)
2009 Visning (novel)
2009 Men buicken står der fremdeles – (poetry with ) (med Tom Stalsberg, illutsrations by Lars Eivind )Bones)
2010 Bernhard Hvals forsnakkelser (novel)
2010 Mit danske album – (memoirs))
2012 Sluk (novel)
2013 Stedsans (stories)
2014 Etter karnevalet (poetry)
2015 Magnet (novel)
2017 De nye reglene (poetry)
2017 Byens spor: Ewald og Maj (Echoes of the City) (novel)
2018 Byens spor: Maj (novel)
2018 Nico Widerberg (Nico Widerberg) (essay)
2019 Byens spor: Skyggeboken (novel
2020 Min kinesiske farmor – familieportrett
2021 En tilfeldig nordmann (novel)
2021 Mellommannen (novel)
2021 Jesper og Trude (novel)