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Staalesen, Gunnar 1947-

Overview
Works: 249 works in 753 publications in 7 languages and 2,858 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Biography 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PT8951.29.T3, 839.82374
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Most widely held works by Gunnar Staalesen
Cold hearts by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a frosty January day in Bergen, Norway, private investigator Varg Veum is visited by a prostitute. Her friend Margrethe has disappeared and hasn't been seen for days. Before her disappearance, something had unsettled her: she'd turned away a customer and returned to the neighbourhood in terror. Shortly after taking the case, Veum is confronted with a brutal, uneasy reality. He soon finds the first body--and it won't be the last. His investigation leads him into a dark subculture where corrupted idealism has had deadly consequences.--Provided by publisher
The writing on the wall by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Varg Veum is lead into a dark world of privileged young girls who have been drawn into drugs and prostitution. When the body of a local judge is found in a luxury hotel clad only in women's lingerie, he looks for clues that lead him only deeper into Bergen's criminal underworld
Yours until death by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The single-mother families of an isolated community are being terrorised by a teenage gang. Varg Veum encounters the gang's pathetic but deadly ferocity to help a young client
The consorts of death by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's September 1995, and Veum is in his office when a telephone conversation takes him back twenty-five years, to a case he was involved in while working as a child protection officer, during the summer of 1970. A small boy was separated from his mother under tragic circumstances. But that had not been the end of it
De vrouw in de koelkast by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tijdens zijn zoektocht naar een verdwenen offshore werker wordt een privé-detective ernstig bedreigd door de onderwereld van Stavanger
Het uur van de wolf by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Noorse privé-detective gaat op zoek naar de waarheid betreffende enkele zaken uit het verleden, als een bevriende ex-politieman die deze zaken onderzocht, gedood wordt
Varg Veum ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in Norwegian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Privédetective Varg Veum duldt geen onrecht en zoekt in zijn werk vaak de grenzen van de wet op
Private investigator Varg Veum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Norwegian and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on the bestselling Varg Veum novels and two collections of short stories by author Gunnar Staalesen, this modern noir Norwegian crime series is distinguished by dark humor, insightful characterization, and unremitting suspense. Varg is the old Norwegian word for wolf, and Varg Veum is one lone wolf who's become a household name to the European crime audience. He may be unconventional but he gets the job done."--IMDb
Varg Veum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Norwegian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Varg Veum, die woont in Bergen aan de westkust van Noorwegen is een jonge roekeloze privédetective die geen onrecht kan dulden
At night all wolves are grey by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Svarte får by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Den bergensiske privatdetektiv Varg Veum udsættes for forsøg på mordbrand under jagten på en kvindelig narkoman, og sporene krydser en mystisk sag om opholdstilladelse til en sydafrikaner
1900, morgenrød by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Norwegian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I begyndelsen af 1900-tallet er Bergen scene for et spil af skæbner og vanskæbner, kærlighedshistorier og -ulykker, moderne tider og gamle skikke. Og alting tager sin begyndelse i mordet på konsul Frimann
1950, High Noon by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centreret omkring nogle familier og enkeltpersoner i Bergen, bl.a. forfatteren Hjalmar Brandt, griber verdenshistoriske begivenheder ind i lokalsamfundets og enkeltpersoners liv; eksplosionen i Bergen 20. april 1944 er en af dem
Begravde hunder biter ikke by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bukken til havresekken by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
Le loup dans la bergerie : roman by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embûches, menaces, identités usurpées et cadavres semblent fleurir sur la route du détective Varg Veum, qui préférerait la compagnie plus aimable de sa fidèle bouteille d'aquavit
Falne engler by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
1999, aftensang by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amalie Skrams verden by Irene Engelstad ( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bitre blomster by Gunnar Staalesen ( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Staalesen, Gunnar
Staalesen, Gunnar, 1947-
Stoelsen, Gunnar, 1947-
Stolesen, Gjunar
Stolesen, Gjunnar
Stolesen, Gunnar 1947-
Languages
Norwegian (113)
Danish (28)
English (25)
French (10)
German (8)
Dutch (5)
Swedish (1)
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