Vigdis Hjorth


Vigdis Hjorth has enjoyed a prolific and successful literary career writing award-winning books for both children and adults. She one of Norway’s most interesting and important contemporary writers. Four of her psychologically penetrating‘family novels’ have been translated into English by Charlotte Barslund, including Will and Testament (2019) and, most recently, the brilliant Is Mother Dead (Verso, 2022).

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