Henriksen, Vera

Vera Henriksen, who made her breakthrough as far back as 1961 with her first book, SØLVHAMMEREN , is one of Norway's foremost writers of mediaeval novels. Her work is wide-ranging, and all her novels are built on extensive research. She has also written contemporary novels, plays, children's books and, not least, a wide range of major non-fictional historical works.

Selected bibliography & translations

Year Norwegian title English Title Rights sold to Foreign publisher
2003 Jarlefeiden The Jarle Feud
2001 Klangen av en lutt The Sound of a Lute
1997 Stavkjerringa The traveling woman
1996 Luftforsvarets historie II: Fem år i utlegd History of the Norwegian air force I: Five years in exile
1994 Luftforsvarets historie I: Fra opptakt til nederlag History of the Norwegian air force I: From prelude to defeat
1992 Skipet uten drage III: Vest i havet Dragonless ship III: West in the ocean
Russian MIC Publishing
1991 Skipet uten drage II: Månesteinen Dragonless ship II: The moon rock
Russian MIC Publishing
1990 Skipet uten drage I: Olav ulvunge Dragonless ship I: Olav wolfcub
Russian MIC Publishing
1990 Silhuetter mot hvitt lys Silhouettes against white light
1989 Bodvars saga III: Ravn og due Bodvars saga III: Raven and dove
1988 Mot en verdens ytterste grense Towards the outer boundaries of the world
1988 Eventyrsagaen The fairytale saga
1988 Rekviem for et lite dampskip Requiem for a small steamer
1987 Under seil mot det ukjente Sailing towards the unknown
1986 Runekorset The rune cross
1985 Hellig Olav St. Olav
1984 Verdenstreet Yggdrasil – the World Tree of Norse mythology
Russian Veche
1984 Bodvars saga II: Spydet Bodvar's saga II: The spear
1983 Bodvars saga I: Odins Ravner Bodvar's saga I: Odin’s ravens
1982 Skjebneveven The web of fate
1981 Med skip til lands og til vanns Across land and water by ship
1981 Sagaens kvinner Women of the sagas
1980 Kongespeil King`s mirror
Russian Terra
Ukrainian Litopys
1979 Dronningsagaen The Queens saga
Polish Kantor Wydawniczy SAWW
Russian Terra
1977 Beretningen om Bent Jonsson V: Skjærsild The story of Bent Jonsson V: Purgatory
1975 Beretningen om Bent Jonsson IV: Staupet The story of Bent Jonsson IV: The goblet
1974 Sverdet The sword
1973 Beretningen om Bent Jonsson III: Blåbreen The story of Bent Jonsson III: The blue glacier
1971 Beretningen om Bent Jonsson II: Pilegrimsferd The story of Bent Jonsson II: Pilgrimage
1970 Beretningen om Bent Jonsson I: Trollstein The story of Bent Jonsson I
1966 Glassberget Glass mountain
1963 Helgenkongen The Sigrid-trilogy: The saint king
Finnish WSOY
Polish Wydawnictwo Ksiaznica
1962 Jærtegn The Sigrid-trilogy: Omen
Finnish WSOY
Polish Wydawnictwo Ksiaznica
Swedish Wahlström & Widstrand
1961 Sølvhammeren The Sigrid-trilogy: Silverhammer
Czech Mladá Fronta
Danish Nyt Nordisk Forlag, Arnold Busck A/S
Finnish WSOY
Lithuanian E. Vaicekausko
Polish Wydawnictwo Ksiaznica
Swedish Wahlström & Widstrand

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