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Willy Wonka is Norwegian

Per Vonka and his father, Peder Vonka, met Roald Dahl during WWII. (Photo: Hallgeir Henriksen / Sami Newspaper Ságat) Had it not been for a chance meeting between author Roald Dahl and Per and his father Peder Vonka towards the… Read More ›

The Social Guidebook to Norway

Norwegians can be difficult to interpret, according to Julien S. Bourrelle. (Book Cover: The Publisher) When the Canadian researcher Julien S. Bourrelle moved to Norway, he experienced a culture that was difficult to interpret. Now he helps foreigners to analyze… Read More ›

Most Quirky 2014 Books

  Varied selection: There is something for everyone among these books. (Photo: NRK) During 2014, overwhelmingly many books that go into the depth on narrow themes were released in Norway. Literature relating only to knitted jackets, Scandinavian smokeless tobacco snus,… Read More ›

«Peer Gynt» as Comic Book

Graphic novel: This is how illustrator Geir Moen visualize Henrik Ibsen’s well-known Peer Gynt (Illustration: Geir Moen / Minuskel forlag) Illustrator Geir Moen has previous used playwright Henrik Ibsen as a character in his books, but now, he has created… Read More ›

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