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Unni Lindell

Norwegian writer

1957   -  

country of citizenship: Norway
language of expression: Norwegian
occupation: writer, children's writer, journalist, poet, translator
award received: Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment, Riverton Prize

Unni Maria Lindell (born 3 April 1957 in Oslo) is a Norwegian writer. She is best known for her crime novels (whodunits), but has also written a collection of poems and several children's and young adult books. Lindell worked as a journalist before she became an author. Her first book Den grønne dagen ("The green day") was published in 1986. One of Lindell's most prominent characters is detective Cato Isaksen. Some of the Isaksen books have been adapted as TV films starring Reidar Sørensen. Lindell was awarded the Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment in 1998 and the Critics' Prize for the year's best children's or youth literature. In 1999 and in 2018 she received the Riverton Prize (Rivertonprisen), a literature award given annually to the best Norwegian detective story.
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Gamla tanter lägger inte ägg

book by Mark Levengood

author: Mark Levengood, Unni Lindell
illustrator: Christina Alvner

2001

Slangebæreren

book by Unni Lindell

author: Unni Lindell

1996

Sørgekåpen

book by Unni Lindell

author: Unni Lindell

2000

Sukkerdøden

book by Unni Lindell

author: Unni Lindell

Drømmefangeren

roman av Unni Lindell

author: Unni Lindell

1999

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