Ida Jessen





Ida Jessen

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born
in Thyregod, Denmark
September 25, 1964

gender
female


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Ida Jessen, Danish author. Born 1964 in Sønderjylland. She holds an M.A. in History of Literature and Communication from Århus University 1990. Ida Jessen made her literary debut in 1989 with the collection of short stories Under sten (Under Stones) and has since then written a number of novels and short stories for both children and adults. Since 1995 she has lived on Sealand. Jessen has translated a number of novels also for young adults from Norwegian and English to Danish, amongst others novels by Lars Saabye Christensen and Karin Fossum.

Ida Jessen has been awarded a long list of prizes and awards for her work: The Danish Art Foundation (several times), The Danish Arts Council (several times), Gyldendal’s Book Grant, The Egholt Prize, T
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Average rating: 3.44 · 539 ratings · 34 reviews · 20 distinct works · Similar authors
Den Der Lyver
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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Børnene
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Det første jeg tænker på
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Ramt af ingenting
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2012
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Postkort til Annie
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2013
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ABC
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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En utflykt
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2.89 of 5 stars 2.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Sommertid
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1999
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Üks mees tuli linna
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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The Children
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2.75 of 5 stars 2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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