The Seducer

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Arcadia, 2003 - Fiction - 606 pages
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This postmodernist Norwegian novel, an international bestseller and winner of Scandinavia''s top literary award, will have readers on the edge of their seats, as Jan Kj 6rstad waves his magic adventure wand and seduces all. Protagonist Jonas Wargerand is a successful TV documentary producer and also something of God''s gift to women. One day he returns from the World''s Fair in Seville and discovers his wife dead on the living room floor. What follows is a quest full of twists and turns to find the killer.

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Review: The Seducer (Jonas Wergeland trilogy #1)

User Review  - Jacqueline - Goodreads

Interesting read. I agree with other reviewers that this is very focussed on the main character, which diminishes the fullness of other characters. However, it is intended as a biography, albeit of an ... Read full review

Review: The Seducer (Jonas Wergeland trilogy #1)

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I have just declared this book number one in my top five fiction of 2011. So many people have such thoughtful comments about this book and the other two in the series, but I devoured these books whole ... Read full review

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Jan Kjśrstad is the recipient of many awards for his writing, including the Nordic Prize for Literature 2001 and Germany's Henrik Steffen Prize for Scandinavians who have significantly enriched Europe's artistic and intellectual life.

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