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Jon Fosse


Born
in Haugesund, Norway
September 29, 1959

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Jon Olav Fosse was born in Haugesund, Norway and currently lives in Bergen. He debuted in 1983 with the novel Raudt, svart (Red, black). His first play, Og aldri skal vi skiljast, was performed and published in 1994. Jon Fosse has written novels, short stories, poetry, children's books, essays and plays. His works have been translated into more than forty languages. He is widely considered as one of the world's greatest contemporary playwrights. Fosse was made a chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite of France in 2007.[1] Fosse also has been ranked number 83 on the list of the Top 100 living geniuses by The Daily Telegraph.[2] Since 2011, Fosse has been granted the Grotten, an honorary residence owned by the Norwegian state and located o ...more

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Morgon og kveld

3.77 avg rating — 810 ratings — published 2000 — 23 editions
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Trilogien

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Andvake

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The Other Name: Septology I-II

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Nokon kjem til å komme

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Aliss at the Fire

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Olavs draumar

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Kveldsvævd

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Melancholy

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I is Another: Septology III-V

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شب آوازهایش را می‌خواند و ف... بچه و یک روز تابستانی نوازنده و عصر اسم و دیدار زیبا و رویای پاییز دخترک روی مبل و زمستان سگ‌های مرده و صورت‌های مرگ
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“...because if there was one thing he didn't like it was big words, they just lied and covered things up, those big words, they didn't let what really was live and breathe but just carried it off into something that wanted to be big, that's what he thought...”
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“Can you be happy when you are unhappy?”
Jon Fosse, Nightsongs

“Dine augo dei opnar mitt hjarta
og seier at livet finst til
Dine augo dei opnar mitt hjarta
og gjer at eg nok ein gong vil”
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