Per Petterson

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Per Petterson

Per Petterson was born in Oslo in 1952 and worked for several years as an unskilled labourer and a bookseller. He made his literary breakthrough in 2003 with the prizewinning novel Out Stealing Horses, which has been published in forty-nine languages and won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.


Books by Per Petterson

Books: 7
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Out Stealing Horses

Out Stealing Horses

by Per Petterson

A moving tale about feelings of isolation and of the painful loss of innocence and ...

In The Wake

In The Wake

by Per Petterson

A powerful and heart-rending novel based on Per Petterson's personal tragedy of losing ...

To Siberia

To Siberia

by Per Petterson

IMPAC Winner Per Petterson's second novel - the stark, poignant tale of the bond ...

I Curse the River of Time

I Curse the River of Time

by Per Petterson

A haunting literary masterpiece by the bestselling and prize-winning author of Out ...

It's Fine By Me

It's Fine By Me

by Per Petterson

The brilliant and moving story of a young man's life from the author of the prizewinning ...

Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

by Per Petterson

Per Petterson masters the art of writing simply about big subjects, and this is the ...

I Refuse

I Refuse

by Per Petterson

I refuse to compromise. I refuse to forgive. I refuse to forget. The ...

Books: 7
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