Åge Rønning

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Åge Rønning (4 October 1925 –31 January 1991) was a Norwegian writer and journalist.[1]

Åge Rønning was born in Oslo, Norway. He had a career in journalism working for Verdens Gang 1945–47, Norsk Telegrambyrå 1947–54 and Morgenbladet until 1964. His debut novel Fotfeste for elskere was published in 1954. His writings often reflected his Roman Catholic faith and focused on related religious issues. Rønning was awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature in 1982 for the novel Kolbes reise.[2]

from 1968 to 1969, Rønning was a deputy and from 1978 board member of the Norwegian Authors' Union. He was affected by multiple sclerosis starting in 1967 and was from 1980 depending on a wheelchair. In 1986 he received the Fritt Ord Honorary Award.[3] He received the Dobloug Prize in 1989.[4] [5][6]

Selected Works[edit]

  • Fotfeste for elskere (1954)
  • Kvinnene (1957)
  • Narrens krets (1960)
  • De ukjentes marked (1966)
  • Alle klovner (1971)
  • Komedien om slottsherrene (1974)
  • Fortsettelse i Hamburg (1987)
  • Arvingen kommer torsdag (1981)
  • Kolbes reise (1982)