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NORLA congratulates Torkil Damhaug on winning the Riverton Prize 2016


The Riverton Prize is the annual Norwegian Crime Fiction Award. Every year a jury of distinguished crime literature readers pick the best crime novel of the year, and for 2016 they picked Torkil Damhaugs novel A Fifth Season in great competition with Karin Fossum, Chris Tvedt, Unni Lindell and Bjørn Olav Nordahl.

The Jury says about A Fifth Season:
A Fifth Season by Torkil Damhaug is simply a superb feat that made all of us in the jury certain that this is the best Norwegian crime novel of 2016.”

Read the full jury statement in English here.
Read more about Torkil Damhaug and A Fifth Season here.

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