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Linn Ullmann at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

 Date:18/08/2006
 Type:Culture, Literature
 Location:Scotland, Edinburgh

Norwegian author Linn Ullmann, who has enjoyed great international success with her novels, is a Book Festival favourite for her super-intelligent insight into the complex business of life.  Her newest novel, 'Grace', looks at a man asking his final questions with a penetrating, dark wit and illuminating understanding.

Her third novel, published in 2005,  “A Blessed Child” was shortlisted for the prestigious Norwegian Brage Prize. Linn Ullmann graduated from New York University and besides being a talented author, she is currently a columnist in the Norwegian newspaper “Aftenposten”. Her novels are published in over 30 countries.

International Fiction: Norway
Date: 18 August
Time: 6pm
Place: Writers' Retreat
Tickets: £ 5.00  (£ 3.00 concession rate)
More information: www.edbookfest.co.uk 



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Linn UllmannPhoto: David Ignaszewski. Courtesy of Oktober Forlag