Engvald Bakkan

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Engvald Bakkan (20 August 1897 – 3 July 1982) was a Norwegian novelist and children's writer.

Bakkan was born in Åmli. Among his best-known works is the novel trilogy from the 18th century, Krossen er din, Gjenom fossane and Regnbogen i toreskya, published between 1947 and 1952.[1] He was awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment in 1953.[2]


  1. ^ "Engvald Bakkan". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Gyldendalprisen" (in Norwegian). forfatterportalen.no. Retrieved 16 March 2010.