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Books written or co-written by Jens Bjørneboe

Moment of Freedom
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2017
ISBN: 9781909408371
Powderhouse
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2017
ISBN: 9781909408388
The Silence
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2017
ISBN: 9781909408395
The Sharks
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2016
ISBN: 9781909408128
Moment of Freedom Trilogy
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2002
ISBN: 9781870041539
Powderhouse
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2000
ISBN: 9781870041423
The Silence
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
2000
ISBN: 9781870041454
Moment of Freedom
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
1999
ISBN: 9781870041416
The Sharks
Jens Bjørneboe
Translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
1992
ISBN: 9781870041201
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Jens Bjørneboe's MOMENT OF FREEDOM, translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer

Jens Bjørneboe: The Trilogy

Jens Bjørneboe's Moment of Freedom (1966), Powderhouse (1969) and The Silence (1974) marked the high point of a controversial literary career. Since the early 1950s this Norwegian iconoclast had been making life difficult for the establishment, attacking its repressive schools, inhumane prisons, corrupt police and power-hungry politicians. Now Bjørneboe turned his attention to a more general problem: the evil inherent in the human race itself. Why, his narrators ask despairingly, does man behave so inhumanely to his fellow creatures?

The three volumes in the trilogy have been re-issued in new editions in 2017.

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