Arne Berggren

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Anre Berggren
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Berggren portrait by Aschehoug
Born (1960-10-26) 26 October 1960 (age 56)
Oslo, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Songwriter, novelist, children's writer, rock musician

Arne Berggren (born 26 October 1960) is a Norwegian novelist, children's writer, songwriter and rock musician. He made his literary debut in 1991. In 1992 he published Stillemannen, which was awarded the Critics Prize for the year's best children's or youth's literature. Among his novels are Instamatic from 1994 and Webers lov from 1998.[1]

Øystein Rottem characterizes Berggren's writing style as laidback, with elements of black humour. His books for children and young adults treat themes such as young love, eroticism and jealousy.[2]



  1. ^ "Arne Berggren". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Rottem, Øystein (1998). Norges Litteraturhistorie. Etterkrigslitteraturen (in Norwegian). 3. Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 812–813. ISBN 82-02-16426-5.