Peter Adolphsen


Born
in Aarhus, Denmark
September 01, 1972


Peter Adolphsen (født 1. september 1972 i Aarhus) er en dansk forfatter. Han er uddannet fra Forfatterskolen (1993-95), hvor han også var ansat som lærer 2008-2010. Debuterede i 1996 med Små Historier. Siden er udkommet Små historier 2 (2000), kortromanerne Brummstein (2003) og Machine (2006), form-eksperimenterne En million historier (2007) og Katalognien. En versroman (2009, skrevet sammen med Ejler Nyhavn). I 2013 udkom den post-apokalyptiske kortroman År 9 efter Loopet.

Adolphsen forsøger i sin prosa at videregive et koncist og mættet indtryk uden for mange uvedkommende omstændigheder. Inspirationen fra Per Højholt, Peter Seeberg, Franz Kafka og Jorge Luís Borges er tydelig. Adolphsen forener en eklatant, tilspidset, men omflakkende,
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The Brummstein

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Machine

3.87 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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År 9 efter loopet

3.61 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2013
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Rynkekneppesygen

3.55 avg rating — 101 ratings3 editions
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Små historier og Små histor...

3.75 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1996
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Jeg kan ikke huske

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Katalognien

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Små historier 2

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2000
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Små historier

3.25 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1996
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En Million Historier

3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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“Protect art. It is the antidote to the innate barbarism of the human race.”
Peter Adolphsen, The Brummstein
tags: art

“Mark Twain resorted to another image: if the full height of the Eiffel Tower represents the Earth’s age, then the human race appears as the final coat of paint on the knob at the very top is applied. The journalist with the toothbrush moustache went on to ask the logical follow-up question, but he was, however, reluctant to answer it: Was the tower built for the sole purpose of applying this one coat of paint?”
Peter Adolphsen

“Old age, exhaustion, hunger, happiness —any one of them can kill you".”
Peter Adolphsen, The Brummstein

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