Vigdis Hjorth

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Vigdis Hjorth is the author of over a dozen prize-winning and bestselling novels. Will and Testament sold over 150,000 copies in Norway and has received several awards, including the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize, as well as being nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize.
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Will and Testament

ISBN 9781788733106 Verso Fiction / Verso Books /

Will and Testament is a lyrical meditation on trauma and memory, as well as a furious account of a woman’s struggle to survive and be believed. Vigdis Hjorth’s novel became a controversial literary sensation in Norway and has been translated into twenty languages. More about this book >

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Vigdis Hjorth

Vigdis Hjorth is the author of over a dozen prize-winning and bestselling novels. Will and Testament sold over 150,000 copies in Norway and has received several awards, including the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize, as well as being nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. She lives in Oslo.

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