Maja Lunde

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Maja Lunde
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Born (1975-07-30) July 30, 1975 (age 44)
Bislett, Oslo, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationScript writer
Novelist
Children's writer
AwardsNorwegian Booksellers' Prize

Maja Lunde (born 1975) , is a Norwegian script writer, novelist and children's writer.

She made her literary debut in 2012 with the children's novel Over grensen [no], a thriller set in 1942, where "Sarah" and "Daniel" are Jews trying to escape prosecution from the Nazis during the German occupation of Norway, and find their way to neutral Sweden.[1][2] She was awarded the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize in 2015 for the novel Bienes historie.[3] Bienes historie was published with the title The History of Bees in the United States by Touchstone, a division of Simon and Schuster, in 2017. As script writer she has contributed to the tv series Barnas supershow [no], Hjem [no] and Side om side [no]. She graduated from the University of Oslo.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maja Lunde". gyldendal.no. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Over grensen". gyldendal.no. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Bienes historie er vinner av Bokhandlerprisen 2015". aschehoug.no. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Maja Lunde". aschehoug.no. Retrieved 18 January 2017.