Roy Jacobsen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Roy Jacobsen

Norwegian author

Date of Birth: 26-Dec-1954

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Profession: writer, biographer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Roy Jacobsen

  • Roy Jacobsen (born 26 December 1954) is a Norwegian novelist and short-story writer.
  • Born in Oslo, he made his publishing début in 1982 with the short-story collection Fangeliv (Prison Life), which won Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris.
  • He is winner of the prestigious Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and two of his novels have been nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize: Seierherrene (The Conquerors) in 1991 and Frost in 2004.
  • The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles was published in Britain in 2008.
  • Jacobsen lives in Oslo.

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