Tag Archives: Norwegian

Norwegian SFT: Knut Faldbakken

  Twilight Country (Twilight Country #1), translated by Joan Tate (Dufour Editions, 1993). “A dark, end-of-the-millennium vision permeates this novel by Norwegian author Faldbakken. Fleeing from the collapsing economic, social and legal systems of Sweetwater, a dystopian city in an unnamed country, former architect Allan Ung takes his teenage wife, Lisa, and their four-year-old son,

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Norwegian SFT: Gunnhild Øyehaug

  Gunnhild Øyehaug is an award-winning Norwegian poet, essayist, and fiction writer. She was co-editor of the literary journal Vagant and Kraftsentrum and currently teaches creative writing. Profile in The New Yorker         NOVEL Knots: Stories, translated by Kari Dickson (FSG, 2017). “First published in Norway in 2004, Knots is Gunnhild Øyehaug’s

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SFT from the Nordic Countries

Speculative fiction in English translation from the Nordic countries has been available as far back as the turn of the twentieth century. Since the beginning of the twenty-first, though, we’ve gotten a lot more, especially horror from Sweden and  fantasy from Finland. During the month of June, I’ll be spotlighting this little-known (in the Anglosphere)

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