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Jostein Gaarder

Jostein Gaarder was born in Oslo, Norway in 1952. His parents' occupations presaged his own interests in teaching and writing -- his father was a headmaster and his mother a teacher and author of children's books. Gaarder attended the Oslo Katerdralskole and the University of Oslo, where he studied Scandinavian languages and theology. Following ... See full bio »

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Sophie's World
(1999)
Orange Girl
Orange Girl Writer
(2009)
Sofies verden
Sofies verden Writer
(2000)

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 2011 Exercici (Short)
 2009 Orange Girl (book)
 2008 Through a Glass, Darkly (novel)
 2000 Sofies verden (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1999 Sophie's World (novel)
 1997 Sophie's World (Video Game) (based on novel by)
 1995 The Late Show (TV Series documentary) (novel - 1 episode)
- Sophie's World (1995) ... (novel)
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 1992 U (TV Series)
- U (1992)
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 2009 Orange Girl (special thanks)
 1999 Bak Sofies verden (TV Short documentary) (thanks)
 1997 Sophie's World (Video Game) (special thanks)
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 2009 Página 2 (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.8 (2009) ... Himself
 2005 Brødrene Dal og mysteriet med Karl XIIs gamasjer (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.10 (2005) ... Himself
 1999-2001 Først & sist (TV Series)
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- Episode #6.12 (2001) ... Himself
- Episode #2.9 (1999) ... Himself
 2001 Bestseller (TV Series)
Himself - Author
- Bestseller Samtalen - Jostein Gaarder (2001) ... Himself - Author
 1999 Bak Sofies verden (TV Short documentary)
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 1997 La mandrágora (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 21 October 1997 (1997) ... Himself
 1996 Markus og Diana
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His book "Sofies verden" (Sophie's World) was the number one bestselling fiction-book in the world in 1995. Nine years later the book has sold roughly 26 million copies. See more »

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