WorldCat Identities

Kjærstad, Jan 1953-

Overview
Works: 84 works in 458 publications in 11 languages and 2,507 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels 
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 391 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 318 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 305 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
Der Verführer by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

47 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na de dood van zijn vrouw probeert een geniale televisiemaker zijn gedachten te ordenen
Rand : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een moordenaar, politie, journalisten en publiek raken allen verwikkeld in een speurtocht naar een diepere samenhang in de wereld
Tekens tot liefde by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge grafische ontwerpster is geobsedeerd door haar droom een nieuw alfabet te ontwerpen
Det store eventyret by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 53 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?
Jeg er brødrene Walker by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 52 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
The Norwegian feeling for real( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 46 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 45 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 43 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 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homo Falsus, eller, Det perfekte mord : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in Norwegian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menneskets felt : essays by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normans område : roman by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kloden dreier stille rundt by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in Norwegian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 2013 in Norwegian and held by 29 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 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 2004 in Norwegian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homo Falsus : Eller det perfekte mord by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 19 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
 
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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

Յան Հյորսթադ

Languages
Norwegian (177)

Danish (58)

English (30)

German (18)

Swedish (13)

Dutch (7)

French (2)

Finnish (2)

Norwegian (2)

Spanish (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
The seducerThe discoverer : a novelThe Norwegian feeling for real