TORE RENBERG (1972) is one of Scandinavia’s most distinguished and versatile authors with numerous literary prizes to his name. He has written several notable works of fiction, among them the modern literary classic series about Jarle Klepp and the critically acclaimed Teksas series.

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Renberg made his debut in 1995 with the short story collection Sleeping Tangle for which he was awarded the prestigious Tarjei Vesaas’ Debut Award. Renberg has since written several notable works of fiction, including five books in the celebrated series about Jarle Klepp: The Man Who Loved Yngve (2003), The Orheim Company (2005), Charlotte Isabel Hansen (2008), Pixley Mapogo (2009), and These Are My Old Days (2011). The Jarle Klepp-series has been deemed a modern literary classic and the first novel, The Man Who Loved Yngve, has sold more than 150 000 copies in Norway. Renberg subsequently wrote the screenplays for the three praised film adaptations based on the first three books, that tell the story of Jarle Klepp’s coming of age.

In 2013, Renberg published See You Tomorrow, the first book in the critically acclaimed Teksas series. In the subsequent installments in the series, Attack from All Sides (2014) and Damaged Goods (2017), Renberg delves deeper into the dark underbelly of Norway in a raw, powerful and humorous way, thereby giving new life to the suspense genre.

In 2016, Renberg published the novel Darkland. It was nominated for the Norwegian Booksellers’ Award and shortlisted for radio broadcaster NRK’s listeners’ award for best novel: P2-lytternes romanpris. The novel was also shortlisted for the Norwegian Bookblogger’s Award.

In addition to being a celebrated author of fiction for adults, Renberg is a revered writer of children’s literature and has won several awards for his books for young readers. Moreover, he is a playwright, musician, and literary essayist.

Tore Renberg lives in Stavanger with his family.

“A perfect book! Tore Renberg’s See You Tomorrow is so good! Read it!”
SOFI OKSANEN

See You Tomorrow is an exceptional novel, as incredible as it is realistic, written with an explosive force and a pulsating passion for Balzac. A majestic page turner!”
KARL OVE KNAUSGÅRD

Tore Renberg (1972) is one of Scandinavia’s most distinguished and versatile authors with numerous literary prizes to his name. He made his debut in 1995 with the short story collection Sleeping Tangle for which he was awarded the prestigious Tarjei Vesaas’ Debut Award. Renberg has since written several notable works of fiction, including five books in the celebrated series about Jarle Klepp: The Man Who Loved Yngve(2003), The Orheim Company (2005), Charlotte Isabel Hansen (2008), Pixley Mapogo (2009), and These Are My Old Days (2011). The Jarle Klepp-series has been deemed a modern literary classic and the first novel, The Man Who Loved Yngve, has sold more than 150 000 copies in Norway. Renberg subsequently wrote the screenplays for the three praised film adaptations based on the first three books, that tells the story of Jarle Klepp’s coming of age.

In 2013, Renberg published See You Tomorrow, the first book in the critically acclaimed Teksas series. With the following installments, Attack from All Sides (2014) and Damaged Goods (2017), Renberg delves deeper into the dark underbelly of Norway in a raw, powerful and humorous way, thereby giving new life to the suspense genre.

In 2016, Renberg published the novel Darkland. It was nominated for the Norwegian Booksellers’ Award and shortlisted for radio broadcaster NRK’s listeners’ award for best novel: P2-lytternes romanpris. The novel was also shortlisted for the Norwegian Bookblogger’s Award.

In addition to being a celebrated author of fiction for adults, Renberg is a revered writer of children’s literature and has won several awards for his books for young readers. Moreover, he is a playwright, musician, and literary essayist.

Tore Renberg lives in Stavanger with his family.