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Recommended books (14)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Europe Challenge were written by authors from norway. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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Ibsen's 1879 play shocked its first audiences with its radical insights into the social roles of husband and wife. His portrayal of the caged 'songbird' in his flawed heroine Nora remains one of the most striking dramatic depictions of the late 19th century woman. This revised edition contains introductory commentary and notes by Sophie Duncan, which offer a contemporary lens on the play's gender politics and consider seminal productions of the play into the 21st century. METHUEN DRAMA STUDENT EDITIONS are expertly annotated texts of a wide range of plays from the modern and classic repertoire... continue
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Recommended: 15 Jul 2022

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Eva's Eye by Karin Fossum EN

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Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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Investigating the murder of a dead man who had been missing for months, Inspector Sejer and his team discover that his death is linked to the murder of a prostitute and to Eva, a struggling artist and a divorced single mother who holds to key to solving both murders. 15,000 first printing.
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Recommended: 06 Feb 2018

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Kon-Tiki : Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022

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Kristin Lavransdotter

Kristin Lavransdotter by Sigrid Undset ES

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Recommended: 10 Nov 2022

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Maya by Jostein Gaarder EN

Rating: 2.5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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A mysterious novel by the author of the international bestseller SOPHIE'S WORLD. A chance meeting on the Fijian island of Taveuni is the trigger for a fascinating and mysterious novel that intertwines the stories of John Spooke, an English author who is grieving for his dead wife; Frank Andersen, a Norwegian evolutionary biologist estranged from his wife Vera; and an enigmatic Spanish couple, Ana and Jose, who are absorbed in their love for each other. Why does Ana bear such a close resemblance to the model for Goya's famous Maja paintings? What is the significance of the Joker as he steps out... continue
Recommended: 21 May 2022

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Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson EN

Rating: 4     132 Votes
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
"An early morning adventure out stealing horses leaves Trond confused when his friend Jon suffers a sudden breakdown. Behind the scene, he will discover, lies a personal tragedy: the first incident in the gradual destruction of the two boys' families."--Publisher.
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Recommended: 11 Sep 2022

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Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin EN

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Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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Karen Havelin's Please Read This Leaflet Carefully is a life told in reverse and a subversion of what we expect from stories of illness. Having been diagnosed with endometriosis in her twenties, we follow Laura Fjellstad in her struggle to live a normal life across New York, Paris and Oslo, fuelled by her belief that to survive her chronic illness ......
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Recommended: 26 Dec 2019

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Scheißrentiere by Magne Hovden DE

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Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
Die Nordnorweger Leif und Roy träumen davon, das schnelle Geld zu machen. Da hat Leif eine geniale Idee: ein Erlebniscamp, in dem gestresste Urlauber wie Samen leben und im Kontakt mit der Natur wieder zu sich finden können. Braucht ja niemand zu wissen, dass Leif und Roy in Wirklichkeit wenig Ahnung von den Traditionen der Samen haben. Doch manche Touristen stellen echt viele Fragen ...
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Recommended: 03 Jan 2018

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Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder EN

Rating: 3.5     1815 Votes
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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The international bestseller about life, the universe and everything. When 14-year-old Sophie encounters a mysterious mentor who introduces her to philosophy, mysteries deepen in her own life. Why does she keep getting postcards addressed to another girl? Who is the other girl? And who, for that matter, is Sophie herself? To solve the riddle, she uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined. A phenomenal worldwide bestseller, SOPHIE'S WORLD sets out to draw teenagers into the world of Socrates, Descartes, Spinoza, Hegel and all the great phil... continue
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022

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The Bat by Jo Nesbo EN

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Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • In the electrifying first installment of the Inspector Harry Hole series, Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. As he circles closer to the killer, Harry begins to fear that no one is safe, least of all those investigating the murder. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity back home. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. Never one to sit on the sidelines, Harry befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is... continue
Recommended: 01 Mar 2018


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