Britt Karin Larsen

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Britt Karin Larsen (born 16 April 1945) is a Norwegian poet, author and government scholar. Larsen debuted as a poet in 1978 with 5 mg blues og andre dikt, and has published many poetry collections and novels since. She is best known for her novel trilogy about Norwegian and Swedish Travellers, De som ser etter tegn (1997), De usynliges by (1998) and Sangen om løpende hester (1999). The trilogy has been called a literary monument for Romany people in Norway.[by whom?] Larsen was given the Norsk PEN's highest freedom prize, the Ossietzky-prisen, in 2000.[citation needed]

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  • 5 mg blues og andre dikt – poem (1978)
  • Kniven skal du ta vare på – poem (1981)
  • Før stengetid – poem (1983)
  • Hvorfor venter vi her? – poem (1986)
  • Du er likevel til. Brev til et barn som ikke ble født – letters (1989)
  • Ingenting er helt som førchildren's book (1990)
  • I ly for regnet – novel (1990)
  • Ørkenhagen – poem (1991)
  • Engang var vi som vinden – prose (1991)
  • Det nye havet – Children's book (1991) (Illustrated by Torill Marø Henrichsen)
  • Alexanders hemmelighet – Children's book (1992)
  • Ormens øye – novel (1993)
  • Reise om høsten – novel (1994)
  • Som snøen faller – novel (1995)
  • Munnen i gresset – novel (1996)
  • De som ser etter tegn – novel (1997)
  • De usynliges by – novel (1998)
  • Sangen om løpende hester – novel (1999)
  • Å finne en skog – novel (2000)
  • Vesle-Hjalmar og kilden – Children's book (2001) (Coauthor Liv Borge. Illustrated by Torill Marø Henrichsen)
  • Et annet folk – novel (2001)
  • Duggpunkt ved daggry – novel (2001)
  • Det kan komme fine dager – novel (2002)
  • Fortellinger om kjærlighet – novel (2003)
  • Som kjærlighet, nesten. En bok om alkohol – prose (2004) (Coauthor Tor Georg Danielsen)

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