Herbjørg Wassmo

Novelist, Author

1942 –

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Who is Herbjørg Wassmo?

Herbjørg Wassmo is a Norwegian author. She worked as a teacher in northern Norway until her debut as an author. Her debut work was a collection of poems, "Vingeslag". Her major breakthrough was her first novel, "Huset med den blinde glassveranda" in 1981.

Her 1989 novel, Dinas bok, was made into a film titled I Am Dina in 2002, starring Maria Bonnevie and Gérard Depardieu.

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Born
Dec 6, 1942
Vesterålen
Also known as
  • Herbjorg Wassmo
  • Herbjoerg Wassmo
Nationality
  • Norway
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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