The Conqueror

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Arcadia, 2007 - Fiction - 493 pages
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Jonas Wergeland has been convicted of the murder of his wife, Margrete. What brought Norway's darling to this end? A professor has been set the task of charting a biography of the once celebrated, now notorious, television personality. But the sheer volume of material on his subject is so daunting that the professor finds himself completely at a loss as to how to proceed...until the evening when a mysterious stranger knocks on his door and offers to tell him stories that will help him unravel the strands of Wergeland's life.

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User Review  - soam - LibraryThing

Very good book, kept me gripped until the end. Details the life of Jonas Wegeland, a television star, and delves into the mind of what makes someone capable of murder. Very vivid descriptions of an imaginary life. Second in a trilogy. Read full review

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

This is the second title in the trilogy that began with The Seducer (See my review at #155 above). Even though there was not very much plot advancement in The Seducer (it ended where it began, with ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Jan Kjrstad 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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