Aksel Sandemose

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Aksel Sandemose in 1963.

Aksel Sandemose (19 March 1899 – 6 August 1965) was a novelist, born in Nykøbing, Mors Island, Denmark to a Danish father and a Norwegian mother. He is the grandfather of illustrator and children's writer Iben Sandemose. Apart from his writing, in his early years he worked as a teacher, journalist, sailor and lumberjack in Newfoundland. Sandemose was one of six finalists for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1963.[1]

Sandemose family grave, Vestre Gravlund, Oslo.

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  • 1923 Fortællinger fra Labrador
  • 1924 Ungdomssynd
  • 1924 Mænd fra Atlanten
  • 1924 Storme ved jævndøgn
  • 1927 Klabavtermanden
  • 1928 Ross Dane
  • 1931 En sjømann går i land
  • 1932 Klabautermannen
  • 1933 En flyktning krysser sitt spor
  • 1936 Vi pynter oss med horn
  • 1939 September
  • 1945 Tjærehandleren
  • 1946 Det svundne er en drøm
  • 1949 Alice Atkinson og hennes elskere
  • 1950 En palmegrønn øy
  • 1958 Varulven
  • 1960 Murene rundt Jeriko
  • 1961 Felicias bryllup
  • 1963 Mytteriet på barken Zuidersee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Candidates for the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature". Nobel Prize. 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  • Aksel Sandemose and Canada: A Scandinavian Writer's Perception of the Canadian Prairies in the 1920s by Christopher S. Hale (Regina, Saskatchewan: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2005)

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