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Wednesday, 12th August, 2020

Maja Lunde

Maja Lunde

Maja Lunde’s first novel The History of Bees is a worldwide success and was the bestselling book in any genre in Germany in 2017 with more than 90 consecutive weeks on the German Bestseller list. The sequel Blue will also be translated worldwide. Lunde has written several books for children and young adults as well as film/TV scripts. Her 2018 children’s book The Snow Sister is one of the biggest literary successes in Norway in decades and was instantly sold to publishing houses throughout the world. Lunde’s books have been translated into 36 languages.

Session

The End of the Ocean:

Maja Lunde in conversation with Catharine Morris

Maja Lunde’s latest cli-fi novel, The End of the Ocean, explores the threat of a devastating worldwide drought, witnessed through the lives of a father, a daughter and a woman who will risk her life to save the future. The bestselling Norwegian author speaks to Catharine Morris about the climate crisis and how she mirrors nature and its disruptions in her fiction.