Marit Nicolaysen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Marit Nicolaysen

Norwegian writer

Date of Birth: 22-Nov-1953

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Profession: writer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Marit Nicolaysen

  • Marit Nicolaysen (born 22 November 1953) is a Norwegian novelist, short story writer and children's writer. She was born in Oslo.
  • She made her literary debut in 1985 with the novel I Frøyas tegn, where the protagonist "Sol" is a traveller who asks herself how Freyja in Norse mythology could be a goddess for both war and love.
  • She published the short story collection Tango med tiden in 1989.
  • Slusk (1993) and Himmelsnørr og kjærlighet (1995) are books for young adults.
  • She has written a number of children's books in the series Svein og rotta ("Svein and the rat"), illustrated by Per Dybvig, starting with Kloakkturen med Svein og rotta in 1996.
  • The series has been among the best selling books for children and young adults in Norway.
  • The 2006 family film Svein and the Rat is based on her novel.

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