Friday, June 14, 2013

Christian Jungersen

Christian Jungersen (born 1962 in Copenhagen) is a Danish author residing in Dublin, Ireland and New York City. He is the author of two prize-winning and bestselling novels, Thickets (Krat) and The Exception (2004). The Exception has been sold for publication in 17 countries.

In 2009, readers of Denmark’s largest newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, voted The Exception the second best Danish novel of the past 25 years. The novel won the Danish Radio Prize da:P2 Romanprisen and the Golden Laurels prize. The novel has been shortlisted and nominated for awards in the following countries: in United Kingdom it was shortlisted for the Duncan Lawrie International Dagger, as translated by Anna Paterson in 2006; in France it was shortlisted for the Grand prix des lectrices de Elle; in Sweden it was shortlisted for the Martin Beck Award; in Ireland it was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

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