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Gunnar Staalesen is een Noorse auteur die al sinds een halve eeuw(!!!) schrijft. Hij is het meest bekend omwille van zijn Varg Veum reeks. Met Varg in de hoofdrol schreef hij een 22-tal verhalen, waarvan er slechts de helft in het Nederlands werden vertaald. Eens je begint je in te leven in het duistere bestaan van deze private eye, die verslaafd aan zijn aquavit, berooid en gescheiden, ronddwaalt in het sombere Bergen van de jaren 80, raak je verslingerd aan zijn belevenissen. Gunnar Staalesen is een Noorse auteur die al sinds een halve eeuw(!!!) schrijft
PRAISE FOR GUNNAR STAALESEN ‘Gunnar Staalesen is one of my. .Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett. Outside the car, the town was waking up to a dull, grey September day. I could see it was going to be far different from the one I had imagined.
PRAISE FOR GUNNAR STAALESEN ‘Gunnar Staalesen is one of my very favourite Scandinavian authors. I already envied those people getting out of the yellow buses to walk to an office or some other everyday job somewhere in town, anywhere but the police station.
Gunnar Staalesen (born 19 October 1947) is a Norwegian writer. Staalesen was born in Bergen, has a Cand philol Staalesen is best known for his crime novels involving private detective Varg Veum. The following, all Varg Veum novels, have been translated into English: At Night All Wolves are Grey (I mørket er alle ulver grå, 1983) (English translation by David McDuff, 1986). Yours Until Death (Din til døden, 1979) (English translation by Margaret Amassian, 1993).
I read this book as a student in Bergen in the 80s. Gunnar Staalesen is a crime writer of the Chandler school. And he was the sort of Norwegian Chandler who wrote from Bergen and based many of his novels there. And it was a guide book to the Bergen mentality and the city of Bergen.
First published in Norwegian in 1979, it was described by the critic Nils Nordberg as 'one of the finest, most serious, most ambitious books in post-war Norwegian crime writing'. The single-mother families of the isolated community under the shadow of the Pyderhorn, Bergen's greatest mountain, are being terrorised by a teenage gang. But teenage violence is nothing compared to what awaits detective Varg Veum when he gets to know the blue-eyed Wenche Andersen.
Gunnar Staalesen (born 19 October 1947 in Bergen) is a Norwegian writer. Staalesen has a Cand philol Staalesen's is best known for his crime novels involving private detective Varg Veum.
At Night All Wolves Are Grey. He is particularly well known for writing the Varg Veum series. Author Gunner was born and brought up in Bergen, Norway. He became a published novelist in the year 1969 with the publication of his debut book titled Uskyldstider. The first work of author Gunner that was released in English is known as At Night All Wolves Are Gray. It was published in 1986.
Gunnar Staalesen is a Norwegian writer. Staalesen has a Cand philol. The following, all
Chilling, shocking and exceptionally gripping, Wolves in the Dark reaffirms Gunnar Staalesen as one of the world’s foremost thriller writers. Mature and captivating’ Rosemary Goring, Herald Scotland ‘Moving, uncompromising’ Publishers Weekly 'There is a world-weary existential sadness that hangs over his central detective.