WorldCat Identities

Kjærstad, Jan 1953-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 447 publications in 10 languages and 2,503 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  Sunday school literature 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PT8951.21.J3, 839.82374
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Kjærstad
The conqueror : a novel by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young gay man seeking the truth about his mother's past
The seducer by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interludes of memory and fancy are mixed with a murder investigation in this panoramic vision of contemporary Norway. Jonas Wergeland, a successful TV producer and well-recognized ladies man, returns home to find his wife murdered and his life suddenly splayed open for all to see. As Jonas becomes a detective into his wife's death, the reader also begins to investigate Jonas himself, and the road his life has taken to reach this point, asking "How do the pieces of a life fit together? Do they fit together at all? The life Jonas has built begins to peel away like the layers of an onion, slowly growing smaller. His quest for the killer becomes a quest into himself, his past, and everything that has made him the man he seems to be. Translated into English for the first time, this bestselling Norwegian novel transports and transfixes readers who come along for the ride
The discoverer : a novel by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final novel in a trilogy of books about the Norwegian television celebrity Jonas Wergeland, The Discoverer finds Jonas released from prison, having completed his sentence for the death of his wife. He has taken a job as a secretary aboard the Voyager, a ship which is exploring the far reaches of the Sognefjord, the longest fjord in the world. On the ship, Jonas works for a team of young people, including his daughter, Kristin, who are engaged in a multimedia project that is seeking to chart every aspect of the fjord in a new medium that merges text, image, film, and design."--Publisher
De verleider : roman over de kunst van het verleiden by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na de dood van zijn vrouw probeert een geniale televisiemaker zijn gedachten te ordenen
Tekens tot liefde by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge grafische ontwerpster is geobsedeerd door haar droom een nieuw alfabet te ontwerpen
Rand : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een moordenaar, politie, journalisten en publiek raken allen verwikkeld in een speurtocht naar een diepere samenhang in de wereld
Homo Falsus, eller, Det perfekte mord : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En forfatter vil i sin nye roman afsløre livsløgnen hos vor tids kyniske mennesker, men hans kvindelige hovedperson tager magten fra ham, og han bliver selv en del af romanen
Det store eventyret by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I et Norge som er totalt forandret, bliver redaktøren af et billedleksikon totalt forgabt i en mystisk kvinde, som han ser i et glimt på TV. Han forlader sin komfortable tilværelse for at erobre hende, men kan kærlighed besejre alt?
The Norwegian feeling for real( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menneskets matrise : litteratur i 80-årene by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kongen av Europa : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitiøs og intellektuel roman om en internetnørd som bliver rig og berømt på opfindelsen af en vidensportal, men driver kundskabskoordineringen ud over yderlighedens grænser. Det fører til hans fornedrende fald, men også til erkendelse af informationsteknologiens indflydelse på menneskets identitet
Speil : leseserie fra det 20. århundre by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in Norwegian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeg er brødrene Walker by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd Marius Walakeret lever et litt annet liv enn andre ungdommer. Han ser muligheter kanskje ingen andre har sett, men når han mange år senere som regjeringens sjef skal lose Norge gjennom den verste krisen i landets historie, er ungdommens innsikter borte
Menneskets felt : essays by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normans område : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kloden dreier stille rundt by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in Norwegian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menneskets vidde : essays, artikler, tekster by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in Norwegian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menneskets nett : essays, artikler, tekster by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in Norwegian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slekters gang : fortellinger fra et glemt land : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in Norwegian and Norwegian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leopard VI : the Norwegian feeling for real( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The conqueror : a novel
Alternative Names
Jan Kjærstad Écrivain norvégien

Jan Kjærstad Noors schrijver

Jan Kjærstad norsk forfattar

Jan Kjærstad norsk forfatter

Jan Kjærstad Norwegian author

Jan Kjærstad norwegischer Schriftsteller

Хьерстад, Ян

Хьерстад, Ян норвежский писатель

Ян К'єрстад

Languages
Norwegian (175)

Danish (57)

English (32)

German (14)

Swedish (13)

Dutch (9)

Finnish (3)

Norwegian (2)

Spanish (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
The seducerThe discoverer : a novelThe Norwegian feeling for realLeopard VI : the Norwegian feeling for real