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Anne Born

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Anne Born

Anne Born has translated many works of Danish, Swedish and Norwegian literature, including The Snake in Sydney by Michael Larsen and Vita Brevis by Jostein Gaardner. She shared the 2006 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for her translation of Per Petterson's Out Stealing Horses.

Articles by Anne Born

from “Out Stealing Horses”
By Per Petterson
We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and one of the first days of July.…
Translated from Norwegian by Anne Born
Today You Must Pray to God
By Per Petterson
One morning the teacher came in for the first class, sat down heavily on the chair behind his desk, looked around the room, and said:“Today you must pray to God, for today a nuclear war will probably…
Translated from Norwegian by Anne Born
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