Torkil Damhaug

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Torkil Damhaug
Born 1958 (age 59–60)
Lillehammer, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Crime fiction writer
Physician
Awards Riverton Prize

Torkil Damhaug (born 1958) is a Norwegian physician and crime fiction writer.

Damhaug was born in Lillehammer. He made his literary debut in 1996 with Flykt, måne. His literary breakthrough was Døden ved vann from 2008.[1] He was awarded the Riverton Prize for Ildmannen in 2011.[2] Later books are the crime novel Sikre tegn på din død from 2013 and the thriller En femte årstid from 2016.[1] En femte årstid is described as a psychological thriller,[3] and was awarded the Riverton Prize for 2016.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Torkil Damhaug". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  2. ^ Iversen, Vidar. "Rivertonprisen". In Godal, Anne Marit. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ Gørvell, Knut (9 March 2017). "De nominerte til Rivertonprisen" (in Norwegian). Cappelen Damm. Retrieved 12 March 2017.