Arne Svingen

A Dog’s Life

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This is the story of Basse. He leads something of a dog’s life. There are various explanations why. Firstly, he happens to a be a lazy dog. Secondly, Basse’s best buddy is Narco-Kjell. They live together in the world’s most untidy flat.
One day Gusto knocks on the door – a boy with a very important question.
A question which may change everything.

A Dog’s Life is nothing like any other book you have ever read. Unless you are a dog.

Suitable for children from 9 to 13 years.

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Photo: Sigbjørn Sigbjørnsen

Arne Svingen (b. 1967) is one of our foremost writers for children and young adults. His production spans from easy reads for children, to novels for children and young adults.

He is deeply committed to encouraging children and adolescents to read, and he is a true wizard at using humor and suspense to ensnare his readers. Thematically, his books span from pure entertainment to novels on difficult topics. He has written several novels for adults, radio plays for NRK (The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) and graphic novels. A number of Arne Svingens’s books have been sold abroad, and he has been translated into fourteen languages. His breakthrough as a writer of thrillers came with Silent Screams (2001). He was awarded the Brage Prize for his novel Black Ivory in 2005.