Jon Michelet, 2011
|Born||14 July 1944|
|Died||14 April 2018 (aged 73)|
Jon Michelet (14 July 1944, Moss – 14 April 2018, Oslo) was a Norwegian novelist. He has had experience in various lines of work, including sailor and brewery worker and references to these experiences can be found in his writing.
Author and editor
He's well known for his action-thriller novel Orion's Belt (1977). The novel was adapted into a 1985 film by the same name, which is regarded as Norway's first modern action film. He has also written a number of thrillers and crime novels. Michelet has created the work Sjøens helter (in Norwegian), a series of books consisting of five volumes about Norwegian war sailors during World War II and their destinies.
Positions of trust
He has had various positions of trust, including being a member of the board of Norsk Styrmandsforening.
| Chief editor of Klassekampen
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