Herbjørg Wassmo (born 6 December 1942) is a Norwegian author. [1 ]
She was born in
Vesterålen and worked as a teacher in northern Norway until beginning her career as an author. Her first published work was a collection of poems, "Vingeslag" ("Beating of Wings"). Her major breakthrough was her first novel, "Huset med den blinde glassveranda" ("The House with the Blind Glass Porch") in 1981. [1 ]
Her 1989 novel,
Dinas bok ( Dina's Book), was made into a film titled in 2002, starring I Am Dina Maria Bonnevie and Gérard Depardieu.
Bibliography [ edit ]
Vingeslag (poetry, 1976)
Flotid (poetry, 1977)
Huset med den blinde glassveranda (novel - Volume I of the Tora trilogy, 1981 - published in English as The House with the Blind Glass Windows ) [2 ]
Det stumme rommet (novel - Volume II of the Tora trilogy, 1983)
Juni-vinter (play, 1983)
Veien å gå (documentary novel, 1984)
Mellomlanding (play, 1985)
Hudløs himmel (novel - Volume III of the Tora trilogy, 1986)
Dinas bok (novel - Volume I of the Dina trilogy, 1989 - published in English translation as Dina's Book ) [3 ]
Lite grønt bilde i stor blå ramme (poetry, 1991)
Lykkens sønn (novel - Volume II of the Dina trilogy, 1992 - published in English translation as Dina's Son ) [4 ]
Reiser - fire fortellinger (1995)
Hemmelig torsdag i treet (childrensbook, 1996)
Karnas arv (novel - - Volume III of the Dina trilogy, 1997)
Det sjuende møte (novel, 2000)
Flukten fra Frank (novel, 2003)
Et glass melk takk (novel, 2006)
References and notes [ edit ]
^ a b "Herbjørg Wassmo" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon . Retrieved . 9 April 2010
^ Herbjørg Wassmo (translated by R. Lloyd & A. Simpson) (1987). The House with the Blind Glass Windows. Seal Press, Seattle, Washington. ISBN 1-878067-59-1.
^ Herbjørg Wassmo - translated by Nadia Christensen (1996). Dina's Book. Arcade Publishing, Incorporated. ISBN 1559703482.
^ Herbjørg Wassmo - translated by Nadia Christensen (2001). Dina's Son. Black Swan Publishing. ISBN 0552998257.