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Kjærstad, Jan 1953-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 369 publications in 6 languages and 2,385 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PT8951.21.J3, 839.82374
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Most widely held works by Jan Kjærstad
The seducer by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 371 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 conqueror : a novel by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young gay man seeking the truth about his mother's past
The discoverer : a novel by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 238 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
Rand : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 88 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jonge grafische ontwerpster is geobsedeerd door haar droom een nieuw alfabet te ontwerpen
Forføreren : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman om en Tv-stjerne, som ved hjemkomsten fra en rejse i udlandet finder sin kone død. Med udgangspunkt i konens død tager man del i hans livshistorie gennem en række dramatiske hændelser
Homo Falsus, eller, Det perfekte mord : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 60 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
The Norwegian feeling for real ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tegn til kjærlighet : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erobreren : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Danish and Norwegian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ironisk og samfundskritisk roman om TV-stjernen Jonas Wergeland, og især om hans erotiske liv
Oppdageren : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Norwegian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sidste del af romantrilogien om den norske tv-producer Jonas Wergeland og hans liv, som del af en bred samfundsskildring
Det store eventyret by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 42 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?
Kongen av Europa : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 41 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
De ontdekker by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als een bekende Noorse tv-persoonlijkheid deel uitmaakt van een wetenschappelijke expeditie, leert hij ook veel over zichzelf
Menneskets matrise : litteratur i 80-årene by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speil : leseserie fra det 20. århundre by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in Norwegian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeg er brødrene Walker by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 34 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 )
7 editions published in 1997 in Norwegian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kloden dreier stille rundt by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in Norwegian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Verführer by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonas Wergeland, Moderator einer Fernsehsendung über grosse Norweger, kehrt von einer Reise zurück und findet seine Frau tot auf. Dieser Schock führt dazu, dass er sein Leben Revue passieren lässt: aussergewöhnliche Schauplätze, groteske und erotische Erlebnisse
 
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Languages
Norwegian (132)
Danish (45)
English (31)
German (9)
Swedish (4)
Dutch (4)
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