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Rakel Helmsdal

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Rakel Helmsdal (born 25 September 1966 in Tårnby, Amager, Denmark, has been living in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands for most of her life) is a Faroese writer. For a 5-year peroid she lived in France where she wrote four of her books. She is also teaching creative writing.
She has been writing a series of books about the little and the big monster together with Icelandic Áslaug Jónsdóttir and Swedish Kalle Güettler. Their books are now published in 13 languages.
Her first childrens novel: Tey kalla meg bara Hugo, has been translated into Norwegian. The books have been published in the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Sweden, France, Finland, Spain and Norway. Helmsdal has created her own marionett-theatre, Karavella Marionett-Theatre.
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Ein troyttur, men væl undirhildin høvundur er nú aftur á sínum fína hotelli og Salon du Livres er væl sett.

Um 5 tíðina var eg saman við grønlendska høvundanum Kristian Olsen aaju og danska Jakob Martin Strid (hann sum hevur skrivað "Lítli froskur") sett í ein hýruvogn saman við nøkrum av teimum frá Kunststyrelsen, sum eru við til at skipað fyri hesum stóra tiltakinum.
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Tey kalla meg bara Hugo

4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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Kom yvirum, Hugo

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Gott hugflog, Hugo

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Søgur úr Port Janua

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Hon, sum róði eftir ælaboganum

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2008
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Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
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“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend”
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