Ole Henrik Laub

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Ole Henrik Laub

Ole Henrik Laub (born 3 December 1937 in Aarhus) is a Danish novelist and author of short-stories and children books. He is also an art painter and cartoonist.[1]

Laub made his debut in 1967 with Et Sværd Dyppet i Honning, a collection of short stories. He has since written more than fifty books, short stories, novels, books for children. He has also written for the stage and for the radiodrama and plays for TV. He is a powerful artist when telling stories of people in Danish provincetowns, all stories with a dark sinister tone.

Some novels[edit]

  • "Fondamenta Nuove",1996, trouble in a marriage seen through the hot Venice summerlight.
  • "Hovedrollen",1997, the strange friendship of two girls ...
  • "Alle Himlens Farver", 2002, an artist, his struggle in life ... and his love for a woman who is married to another man.
  • "Fugle flyver hjem",2005, about two boys in a little Danish provincetown in the 40´and the 50´. The one is like a wild beast, the other like his shadow. Who will win in the big lottery of life?
  • "Fjolsernes Konge"(King of Fools),2007, a colourful and exciting novel about Konrad Stork who is travelling in Denmark in the 1890´, selling everything on the market, including himself, to the women, and also promoting himself in the theatre, showing the audience his marvellous life.Backstage the police are waiting ...


  1. ^ "Etisk optimisme". Nordjyske (in Danish). 16 February 2011. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2011.