Vilhelm Bergsøe

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Vilhelm Bergsøe, Danish writer, entomologist and autobiographer (1835-1911). After a dissertation on the termites, he turned to popular science writing. Constant use of the microscope proved to be detrimental to his already weak vision. In the spring of 1861, during a stay in Hellebæk, he suffered a severe eye infection, and in hope of healing  he […]

Hans Christian Andersen

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“The Little Mermaid” and “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Golden Heart Flower” and “The New King’s Clothes” are just a mere few of the rich body of work of Hans Christian Andersen. Andersen was born in 1805 in a poor neighborhood in Udense, Denmark, to a father who was a shoe repairer and to a mother […]

Dorthe Nors

Dorthe Nors

Dorthe Nors is a Danish writer. She was born in 1970 and holds a degree in literature and art history from the University of Aarhus. She published four novels, a novella and a collection of short stories titled Kantslag (Karate Chop) that was translated into many languages and was hailed by the critics. Stories from this […]