Roy Jacobsen Biography
Roy Jacobsen is a Norwegian novelist and short-story writer.He was born on 26 December 1954 in Oslo.He grew up in a suburb of Oslo located in the Groruddalen valley.In his teens, he was a member of the criminal “Årvoll gang”.
He was arrested by the police and kept in solitary confinement for 35 days. He was subsequently convicted of among other things weapons offences and theft, and given a six-month suspended sentence.
Roy Jacobsen Career
After having a number of occupations, he has been a full-time author Since 1990. During the years 1979 – 1986 he lived at his mother’s homestead at Solfjellsjøen in the Northern Norwegian county Nordland, and both the background of his mother as well as his own upbringing were central themes of his breakthrough novel Seierherrene from 1991. This novel has described perhaps more directly than any other Norwegian work of fiction. He has received most of the literary prizes, including Tarjei Vesaa’s debutant prize, Critic Prize, Youth Critic Prize, Prize Prize, Bookstore Prize, Gyldendal Prize, and nominated twice for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. His books are translated into over 31 languages. In 2017 he became shortlisted for The Man Booker International Prize for The Invisible.
Roy Jacobsen Book/Bøker
- Child Wonder
- Borders: A Novel (The Lannan Translation)
- Aqua Vitae: The Story of Dr. John W. Willard and His Breakthrough Discovey: Catalyst Altered Water
- The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles
- El despertar (Spanish Edition)
- The New Water
- Junkyard Wisdom: Resisting the Whisper of Wealth in a World of Broken Parts
- Die Unsichtbaren (German Edition)
- Socioeconomics Sustainable Agr (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)
- Los invisibles (AdN)
- White Ocean
- Aqua Vitae Second Edition
- Punkt- Punkt- Sommer- Strich
- Harika Çocuk
- De Hoyre Armen
- Die Mühle am Fluss.
- Schweigen am See.
- Seierherrene (CUB-serien)
- Grenser: Roman (Norwegian Edition)
- Det kan komme noen: Noveller (Norwegian Edition)
- Das Dorf der Wunder
- Die Farbe der Reue (German Edition)
- Der Sommer, in dem Linda schwimmen lernte
- Frost (Norwegian Edition)
- Cudowne dzieci (polish)
- O minune de copil (Romanian Edition)
- Anger (Norwegian Text)
- Fugler og Soldater (NORWEGIAN TEXT)
- Hoggerne (Norwegian Text)
- Det Nye Vinduet
- Ismael: Roman (Norwegian Edition)
- Fata morgana: Roman (Norwegian Edition)
- Hjertetrøbbel (Norwegian Edition)
- Fangeliv: Noveller (Norwegian Edition)
- Tommy (CUB-series)
- Det nye vannet: roman.
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Vidunderbarn Roy Jacobsen
Wondering children is another book about childhood growth in the 60’s Norway and the total age of social democracy.It however, defend their space without any problems.The book took place early in the decade, starting in 1961. With this strong childhood depiction, Roy Jacobsen shows that being a child is both wonderful and dangerous.
A curious little half-sister arrives by mutter alone with the Grorud bus, “with a nuclear charge in a light blue suitcase”. We are in Berlin Wallen and President Kennedy and Jurij Gagarin’s year. Finn lives alone with his mother in a block apartment at Årvoll in Oslo. Life is electrical, beautiful and hard-wearing social democratic. Finn is loyal, concerned with rules being followed. But in the mother, who in his eyes has always been the foundation of the ground, he now traces sudden signs of weakness and mysterious wings.
Roy Jacobsen Frost
In this novel, he takes us to one of the most dramatic periods in Norwegian history. Frost is the adventurous tale of Icelanders Gest, born in 993, who only thirteen years old becomes unleashed when he raises the killing of his father by killing one of Iceland’s most powerful chieftains. With the villain Teitr as companion, he then flies from Iceland and over to Norway, he walks on foot from Trondheim to Hålogaland, and since south. He’s freezing, he’s not going anywhere, and he’ll be a killer again.
Roy Jacobsen Hoggerne
Hoggerne is a novel he published in 2005. won Youth Critics Prize 2006. The book was one of eight nominees for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in 2009.
It takes place during the winter war in the small town of Suomussalmi, east of Finland . We follow the village idiot Timmo through the war in the city. He remains in the city as the Finns shift and the Russians Takes it. Timmo is forced to chop the Russians together with a bunch of other hogers. This eventually becomes a dangerous job, because in the woods the fins are on the nap and shoot everything that moves. Timmo will be as the days go hand in hand with the hogs, and becomes their leader. During the war, Timmo decides to escape from the city with the hogs, and they head towards the farm of Timmo, two miles away. This will not be easy since the hogs can neither be seen by the Finns nor Russians anywhere in the area.
Roy Jacobsen Anger
ANGER is a novel based on the novel Virgo in 1988.It’s about a father who knows he has not behaved like he was going to his only daughter.
The 72 years old Hans Larsen leaves prison after a long stay. In the same city, his daughter Marianne tries to live a life for herself and her little daughter. The father understands that the wisest thing he can do is to stay away. But that’s no easy matter. He would love to see both his daughter and granddaughter. So he starts spying on them via a straw.
On the other side,Marianne does not want anything to do with her father. She also has something to regret, so she asks the girlfriend to spy on him. In the middle of this, the father falls in love with a peer-in-law woman. He almost starts looking for life, what he has left of it.
A father and a daughter are driven increasingly closer, reluctantly and indirectly. The question is whether there is a form of reconciliation between them. Or maybe it’s ultimately about a miracle.
Roy Jacobsen De Usynlige Analyse/The Invisible
The invisible is a silent novel,it’s about a small family on a small island in the sea gorge on the Helgeland coast years ago, when people lived on small islands, they lived out of nature and could give them the fish, some cows and sheep, mustard eggs and thin, as they were so lucky to have here. It was nominated for the Man Booker International Prize 2017.
Hans and Maria have the daughter Ingrid. They also live with Barbro who is Hans` little back sister and their old father Martin. He goes to Lofoten fishing every winter and loves life on the sea where he feels he belongs. Woman and child at home on the island waits till he returns. It is never a matter of course that the fishes come alive from Lofoten fishing. It’s something they have to live with. The fear that sons, fathers and husbands die at sea. Ingrid grows up. The ocean is her adventure. The fish, the storm, the poverty. She owns the seasons, the birds and the horizon. She must learn what no one else can. One day she must learn more.
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