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Lars Petter Sveen

Named one of Norway’s ten best authors under 35 by Morgenbladet 2015

P.O. Enquist Prize 2016
Sult Award 2015
Jan Roar Leikvoll Memorial Award 2015
Nynorsk Literature Award 2014
Mads Wiel Nygaard Legat 2014
Tarjei Vesaas Debutant Prize 2008
Aschehoug Debutant Prize 2008

Lars Petter Sveen (b. 1981) made his debut with the short story collection Driving from Fræna in 2008, and got his big breakthrough in 2014 with his third novel Children of God for which he was awarded the prestigous P.O. Enquist Prize in 2016. The book is sold to the US (Graywolf), France (Actes Sud), Denmark (Gyldendal) and Sweden (Norstedts).

Book info
Foreign publisher
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • American EnglishGraywolf
  • BulgarianPerseus Publishing House
  • Chinese (simplified)China International Radio Press
  • DanishGyldendal
  • FrenchActes Sud
  • SwedishNorstedts
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • LanguageForeign publisher
  • BulgarianPerseus Publishing House