Kurt Aust

Danish-born Kurt Aust has lived in Norway since 1982. He made his debut in 1999 with the widely acclaimed historical crime novel Day of Wrath which has so far been sold to five countries. His second book, The Third Truth, likewise attracted considerable attention, both in Norway and abroad. His third crime novel, Afflicted. Next to God, has been awarded the Norwegian Riverton Crime Prize as well as the Glass Key – the prize for best Scandinavian crime novel.

Book info
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  • DanishForlaget Klim
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  • BulgarianPerseus Publishing House
  • CatalanColumna/Destino/Planeta
  • DanishForlaget Klim
  • DutchA.W. Bruna
  • FrenchCity Editions
  • GermanRowohlt
  • KoreanRandom House Korea Inc.
  • RussianArabesque
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  • BulgarianPerseus Publishing House
  • DanishHovedland
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  • BulgarianPerseus Publishing House
  • DanishHovedland
  • DutchSignature
  • GermanKiepenheuer & Witsch
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  • CzechMlada Fronta
  • DanishHovedland
  • DutchFontein
  • GermanKiepenheuer & Witsch
  • GreekLivanis
  • RussianCorpus

Awards and distinctions:

2014: Vestfold’s Litterature Prize for his authorship

2013: ”La Legión del Libro” – Prize of Honour, by The Literary Society of Uruguay.

2012: Mads Wiel Nygaards legat 2011 for his authorship

2004: The Glass Key, for Afflicted 

2003: The Riverton Prize  for Afflicted 

1999: Aschehoug’s debutantstipend for Day of Wrath