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Kjærstad, Jan 1953-

Overview
Works: 84 works in 344 publications in 5 languages and 2,415 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 369 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 )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 236 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
The conqueror : a novel by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young gay man seeking the truth about his mother's past
The conqueror by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is it possible to change a life by telling it? Jan Kjærstad explores the dark side of a rosy existence in this second volume of his celebrated Jonas Wergeland trilogy
Forføreren : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
34 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romanbiografi om den fiktive berømthed Jonas Wergeland, en moderne Don Juan. Fortælleren, som er udlænding, kommenterer og ironiserer over norske hændelser og holdninger
Homo Falsus, eller, Det perfekte mord : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tekens tot liefde by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jonge grafische ontwerpster is geobsedeerd door haar droom een nieuw alfabet te ontwerpen
Rand : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Norwegian and German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man wanders the streets of Oslo killing people in his path. But the killer lives another life, apparently normally, with his wife Ingeborg and with his job as a data processor--eventually with the police
Tegn til kjærlighet : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Norwegian feeling for real ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erobreren : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Danish and Norwegian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oppdageren : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Norwegian and held by 47 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 )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 47 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?
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
Kongen av Europa : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 40 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 39 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 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 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Normans område : roman by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Richard Norman er en succesfuld forlagsdirektør, der oplever en pludselig lede ved at læse nye manuskripter. Da læselysten forsvinder søger han tilflugt i sit sommerhus i skærgården for at finde sig selv igen, og her lærer han at sætte pris på det enkle. For en stund møder han også den store kærlighed
Menneskets felt : essays by Jan Kjærstad ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in Norwegian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
Norwegian (128)
Danish (49)
English (31)
German (3)
Dutch (2)
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