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Christensen, Lars Saabye 1953-

Overview
Works: 203 works in 913 publications in 21 languages and 5,128 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Photographer, Other
Classifications: PT8951.13.H47, 839.82374
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Publications about Lars Saabye Christensen
Publications by Lars Saabye Christensen
Most widely held works about Lars Saabye Christensen
 
Most widely held works by Lars Saabye Christensen
The half brother by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
74 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
The masterpiece that Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, hailed as 'one of the literary must-reads of the summer' and that the Independent in London likened to 'Paul Auster's The Book of Illusions meeting Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections' is now available in paperback. THE HALF BROTHER is a truly gripping, epic novel, hugely ambitious in scope and utterly compelling, a wonderful mixture of surreal comedy and touching intimacy. In stunning detail and elegant prose, it relates the lives of four generations of a far from ordinary family. It opens on May 8, 1945, when 20-year-old Vera, hoping to celebrate the end of World War II with her mother and grandmother, is brutally raped by an unknown assailant. From that crime is born a boy named Fred, a misfit who later becomes a boxer. Barnum, Vera's other son born several years later, and Fred form a bizarre but special relationship. 'I should have been your father,' Fred tells Barnum, 'instead of the fool who says he is.' Spanning 50 years, filled with a wonderful galaxy of finely etched characters, and structurally brilliant, THE HALF BROTHER has been both a literary sensation and a bestseller wherever it has been published
Herman : a novel by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
62 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Tragikomisk fortælling om drengen Herman, der bor i Oslo omkring 1960. Han får et stort problem på grund af tiltagende skaldethed, men han tackler sin situation med både lune og fornuft
King of Devil's Island ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Norwegian drama set in a correctional facility for delinquent boys in the early 20th century. On a remote island off the coast of Norway in 1915, Governor Bestyreren (Stellan Skarsg ard) presides over the brutal and austere Bastoy Boys Reform School. When the paedophile house master, Master Br athen (Kristoffer Joner), returns to the school under a cloud of corruption, he quickly resumes his exploitation of power, inflicting both mental and physical abuse on the boys. The arrival of a new boy, 17-year-old Erling (Benjamin Helstad
Beatles by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
63 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Four young Norwegians ride the first wave of Beatlemania in the spring of 1965 in this thoughtful yet playful novel. Kim Karlsen and his three buddies Gunnar, Ola, and Seb are obsessed with their musical heroes, and they even like to think of themselves as the Fab Four. Through the years, they play a lot of soccer, drink even more, and fall in and out of love. The result is a winsome chronicle of a generation, the youthful struggles and discoveries of the protagonists, and of growing up in a very special time
Kongen av Bastøy King of Devil's Island ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Norwegian and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Erling is a rumored murderer and therefore sent to the Bastoy Boys Home correctional facility. Once there he clashes with the island facility's governor who believes manual labor, rigid discipline, and harsh punishment is the only way to turn these boys around. Refusing to accept the constant abuse, Erling leads the boys in a violent uprising that will bring them head to head with no less than the Norwegian Army
Het model by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
In a cruel twist of fate, a painter discovers that he has an incurable eye condition and will be completely blind within six months. A brilliant portrayal of an artist's obsession marking an important step in the development of Lars Saaybe Christensen's authorship
De entertainer by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Een pianist die geen carrière heeft kunnen maken, speelt nu in een hotel, omringd door zonderlingen
Saabyes circus by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Na een val van een podium herleeft een Noorse schrijver zijn leven als 13-jarige toen de aanschaf van een bijzondere gitaar hem in aanraking bracht met merkwaardige mensen en situaties
De walrus by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Een 29-jarige man wordt wakker in een hotelkamer en weet niet meer wie hij is, maar The Beatles schijnen een grote rol in zijn leven te spelen
The joker by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
Maskerade by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Een zeventienjarige jongen voelt zich verheven boven zijn omgeving en probeert deze te manipuleren
The half brother ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in Norwegian and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Het verhaal van een bijzondere familie in Oslo van 1945 tot 1990, met centraal de halfbroers Fred en Barnum
Bly by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Bly continues the story started in Beatles. Kim Karlsen again narrates, the story focussing on his return to Oslo after a while (literally and metaphorically) at sea. In his mid-20s now, the relatively carefree times of his youth (and the 1960s) have passed. And though he's back on dry land, Kim is still very much at sea. He generally introduces himself as 'Elmer Fudd', can't really re-connect with his family, -- and is suffering from a fairly painful injury to his privates
Sange for kor a cappella, opus 34 (Der Abend ; Hymne) by Richard Strauss( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in German and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Den misunnelige frisøren : noveller by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Ti kniver i hjertet Cross my heart and hope to die ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Norwegian and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Otto Olsen is the smallest boy on the soccer team and is finding it hard to gain acceptance from his teammates. His best friend as well as most everyone in town is leaving for summer vacation. The youngster is left behind to spend his vacation at home. A chain of serious events occurs, involving his family, his neighbors and the people that surround them, turning Otto's childhood upside down
Bernhard Hvals forsnakkelser : roman by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Bernhard Hval lever av å undersøke lik. I kjelleren på Rikshospitalet på 1930-tallet plukker han døde mennesker fra hverandre og forsøker å fastslå hvorfor de har havnet der. Så eiendommelig er han, den unge legen, at han ikke riktig passer blant de levende. Kroppens unoter makter han ikke å kontrollere. Langt mindre kraftuttrykkene som faller i de mest upassende sammenhenger. Og i pølen av barndomsminner ligger en far som tok livet av seg og en mor som rømte til jordens bakside med hushjelpen. Mange har havnet i kjelleren av mindre
Der Sommer, in dem meine Mutter zum Mond fliegen wollte Roman by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Ein Sommer voller Magie in Oslo. Tage voller Selbstzweifel in der amerikanischen Kleinstadt Karmack. Dazwischen liegt ein ganzes Leben, das der norwegische Schriftsteller Funder auf der Suche nach sich selbst und dem ganz gewöhnlichen Glück verbracht hat. Wie er schließlich lernt, sich selbst mit anderen Augen zu sehen und der Phantasie gestatten kann, Einzug in seine wirkliche Welt zu halten, ist eine der zärtlichsten Wendungen in diesem großen, berührenden Roman von Lars Saaybe Christensen
Gutten som ville være en av gutta by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Quoi qu'il fasse, Otto est toujours à part. Il n'est jamais dans le match et pourtant, il voudrait tant intégrer l'équipe. Bien que personne ne pense qu'il soit un bon footballeur, il aura peut-être l'occasion de faire ses preuves
Ingens : noveller by Lars Saabye Christensen( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 40 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Christensen, Lars Saabye
Christensen Saabye, Lars 1953-
Kristensen, Lars Saabi
Kristensen, Lars Sobi
Kristensen, Larš Sobju
Kristensen, Laš Sobi
Kristensens, Lars Sobijs 1953-
Kristensens, Larss Sobijs
Kristensens, Larss Sobijs 1953-
Lars Saabye Christensen Noors schrijver
Lars Saabye Christensen norsk forfattar
Lars Saabye Christensen norsk forfatter
Lars Saabye Christensen Norwegian author
Lars Saabye Christensen Norwegisch-dänischer Schriftsteller
Lars Saabye Christensen norweski pisarz i poeta
Lars Saabye Christensen scrittore norvegese
Saabi Kristensen, Lars
Saabye Christensen, Lars
Saabye Christensen Lars 1953-....
Saabye Christiansen, Lars
Saabye, Lars Christensen 1953-
Sobi Kristensen, Laš
Sobijs Kristensens, Lars 1953-
Sobju Kristensen, Larš
Sꜳbye Christensen, Lars
Кристенсен, Ларс Сааби 1953-
Кристенсен, Ларс Соби
لارس سابی کریستینسن نویسنده نروژی
ラーシュ・ソービエ・クリステンセン
拉斯·萨比·克里斯滕森
Languages
Norwegian (195)
German (73)
Danish (46)
English (40)
Dutch (21)
French (17)
Spanish (13)
Polish (10)
Italian (7)
Swedish (6)
Russian (6)
Romanian (4)
Czech (3)
Serbian (3)
Finnish (2)
Slovenian (2)
Albanian (1)
Chinese (1)
Korean (1)
Bokmal, Norwegian (1)
Hindi (1)
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