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Alex contains articles about 5867 authors. 955 of these are translated into English. has been a main database resource in Swedish schools and libraries for 20 years.




Alex Dictionary of Authors

The Alex Dictionary of Authors contains information about fiction authors from around the world

The dictionary contains all kinds of fiction authors, including classical writers, Nobel Prize winners, contemporary popular writers, children's book writers etc.


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Jensen, Carsten
1952 -

Carsten Jensen is a Danish journalist, author and culture writer. He was born in Marstal on Ærø island, the same town and island depicted in his best-selling novel "We, the Drowned". When he was eight years old, his family moved to Aalborg. Here, Jensen was not at all happy. He was bullied at s...

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