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Roy Jacobsen


Norway (b.1954)

Roy is one of the most celebrated and influential contemporary writers in Norway, with his ten novels, four collections of short stories, a biography and a children's book. Among other awards, Roy Jacobsen has won the Bookseller's Prize, the Critic's Prize and in 2006, the Gyldendal Prize for The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles.

Genres: Literary Fiction, General Fiction
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2009) : The Burnt-out Town of Miracles
Man Booker International Prize Best Book nominee (2017) : The Unseen
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Book nominee (2018) : The Unseen