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Aksel Sandemose


Who is Aksel Sandemose?

Aksel Sandemose was a novelist, born in Nykøbing, Mors Island, Denmark to a Danish father and a Norwegian mother. He is the grandfather of illustrator and children's writer Iben Sandemose. Apart from his writing, in his early years he worked as a teacher, journalist, sailor and lumberjack in Newfoundland. Sandemose was one of six finalists for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1963.


"Aksel Sandemose" is a book by Randi Birn.

  • also known as "Aksel Sandemose: exile in search of a home"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

by Paul Schellinger

Aksel Sandemose, the most selfrevelatory of the explorers of the psyche, wrote hisfirstsix works in Danish, then translated themost striking of them, Klabautermanden(1927; The Klabauterman), ataleofstrange beliefs at sea, into Norwegian in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema (2012)

by John Sundholm, Isak Thorsen, Lars Gustaf Andersson

a Norwegian film based on the writings of the Danish- Norwegian writer Aksel Sandemose. In 2008, Coster-Waldau played the main character, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

A fictional “law code” invented by the 20th-century Norwegian/Danish author Aksel Sandemose that ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

Danish-Norwegian writer Aksel Sandemose spent several years in the Maritimes and the western provinces, and wrote several novels dealing with the Canadian immigrant experience; perhaps the most notable is Ross Dane (1928), which is ...

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Aksel Sandemose

Portrett av Aksel Sandemose

Tittel / Title: Portrett av Aksel Sandemose (1899-1965)
Motiv / Motif: Fotografiet stammer fra Gyldendals historiske portrettarkiv.
Dato / Date: ukjent / unknown
Fotograf / Photographer: Norland (Bergen)
Eier / Owner Institution: Nasjonalbiblioteket / National Library of Norway
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