‘To mother is to murder, or close enough,’ thinks Johanna, as she looks at the spelling of the two words in Norwegian.
Vigdis Hjorth is a prize-winning, and best-selling, author and essayist.
Hjorth has written over 20 works of fiction, including books for children. Will and Testament was longlisted for the National Book Award for Translated Literature and won the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize. Hjorth lives in Oslo.