The Victims (Ofrene)

One summer night in central Copenhagen a young lawyer is attacked. A stranger pulls her into a backyard and rapes her brutally. She manages to get home to her boyfriend in a state of schock. They file the rape to the police and she is from this moment they start their journey through the  system. In a split second everything in their lives is changed. The boyfriend know that he…

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A girl and a boy

University of Copenhagen, eight years earlier He sees her for the first time at a lecture. She talks about a she has carried since early childhood, a pain which can only be healed the day she has a child. An island in the Mediterranean Sea, two years earlier From a porch he sees her standing in the shade of date palms in the hotel garden. She holds a naked boy…

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World’s first novel about William Sidis

Winner of Edoardo Kihlgren first prize for European literature in 2014. Winner of the international Bottari Lattes prize for literature in Italy. Nominated for the literary prize “PREMIO LETTERARIA” in the category best novel translated into Italian. Besides Danish, the novel has been translated into French, Greek, Italian, German and English. The perfect Life of William Sidis On a winter morning in 1910, Harvard University’s Conant Hall is packed with…

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The Sea in Theresienstadt

Nominated for Prix du Roman Fnac and Prix Chapitre du roman Europeen. A novel about the young Jewish doctor, Daniel Faigel, his years in the concentration camp Theresienstadt outside Prague – and his haunted childhood in the house of a judge and his mad wife. Published in Denmark and France in various editions. The Sea in Theresienstadt Daniel Faigel remembers the light Danish summer days when he as a little…

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