Jacobsen, Alf R.

A former investigative journalist in the fields of finance and political surveillance, Alf R. Jacobsen (b. 1951) has served as head of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's Brennpunkt team, which is similarly devoted to in-depth investigation of topical issues. In 1998 he was awarded the Riverton Prize, the Norwegian equivalent of the Silver Dagger, for his crime novel Kharg. He has written both fiction books and documentaries.

Selected bibliography & translations

Year Norwegian title English Title Rights sold to Foreign publisher
2009 U2-affæren. Et drama fra den kalde krigen The U2 Affair. A True Story from the Cold War
2008 Svend Foyn - Hvalfanger og nasjonsbygger Svend Foyn - Whale Catcher and Nation Builder
2006 Nikkel, jern og blod Nickel, Iron and Blood
2005 Rød august. Den virkelige historien om partisanenes skjebne Red August
Swedish Natur och Kultur
2004 Til siste slutt Until the Bitter End
2003 Banesår - Tirpitz og jakten på X5 Mortal Wound
British English Sutton Publishing Ltd
Swedish Natur och Kultur
2002 Forlis. Barentshavets uløste gåter Shipwreck - Unsolved mysteries from The Barents Sea
Faeroese Arne Joensen
2001 Scharnhorst Scharnhorst
British English Sutton Publishing
Danish Schønbergs Forlag
German Ullstein
Russian Eksmo Publishers
Swedish Natur och Kultur
2000 Tango Bacalao Tango Bacalao

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