Herbjørg Wassmo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Herbjørg Wassmo

Norwegian author

Date of Birth: 06-Dec-1942

Place of Birth: Vesterålen, Nordland, Norway

Profession: writer, poet, novelist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Herbjørg Wassmo

  • Herbjørg Wassmo (born 6 December 1942) is a Norwegian author.She was born in Vesterålen and worked as a teacher in northern Norway until beginning her career as an author.
  • Her first published work was a collection of poems, "Vingeslag" ("Beating of Wings").
  • Her major breakthrough was her first novel, "Huset med den blinde glassveranda" ("The House with the Blind Glass Porch") in 1981.Her 1989 novel, Dinas bok (Dina's Book), was made into a film titled I Am Dina in 2002, starring Maria Bonnevie and Gérard Depardieu.

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