Tor Edvin Dahl

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Tor Edvin Dahl
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Born Tor Edvin Dahl
(1943-09-10)10 September 1943
Oslo, Norway
Occupation Novelist, short story writer, playwright, crime writer, children's writer
Language Norwegian
Nationality Norwegian
Notable works Guds tjener, Etterforskning pågår
Notable awards Gyldendal's Endowment, 1973
Riverton Prize, 1973
Bastian Prize, 1986
Spouse Aud Josefsen 1965–84
Anne Skjelmerud 1986–

Tor Edvin Dahl (born 10 September 1943) is a Norwegian novelist, crime writer, playwright, children's writer, non-fiction writer, translator, literary critic and journalist. He made his literary debut in 1968 with the short story collection En sommer tung av regn. His first novel was Den andre from 1972, and his literary breakthrough was the novel Guds tjener from 1973.[1]

He has written crime fiction using the pseudonym "David Torjussen". His first crime novel, Etterforskning pågår from 1973, earned him the Riverton Prize.[2]

He was awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment in 1973.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Tor Edvin Dahl". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Rottem, Øystein. "Tor Edvin Dahl". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Gyldendalprisen". forfatterportalen.no. Retrieved 1 November 2009.