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Knut Faldbakken

Knut Faldbakken Norwegian novelist

Norwegian novelist
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Intro Norwegian novelist
Countries Norway
Occupations Writer Screenwriter Journalist
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Journalism Literature
Gender male
Birth 31 August 1941 (Hamar Municipality, Oslo)
Star sign VirgoVirgo
Family
Children: Matias FaldbakkenStefan Faldbakken
Education University of Oslo
Knut Faldbakken
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Biography

Knut Faldbakken (born Hamar, 31 August 1941) is a Norwegian novelist.

Biography

Faldbakken studied psychology at Oslo University, and then worked as a journalist. He visited a number of countries, working variously as a bookkeeper, sailor, and factory worker, and began writing books in 1967 while living in Paris.

He was editor of the literary magazine Vinduet (The Window) between 1975 and 1979.

His sons Stefan Faldbakken and Matias Faldbakken have achieved recognition as a film director and a novelist respectively.

His books have been published in 21 countries, translated to 18 languages and have sold two million copies worldwide.

Selected bibliography

  • The Sleeping Prince (Maude danser), 1971
  • Adam's Diary (Adams dagbok), 1978
  • The Hunter (Glahn), 1985
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