Tagged: Thor A. Larsen

The Saboteur

The Saboteur

Book review Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. The incredible feat in 1943 by Norwegian saboteurs to destroy the cylinders of “heavy water” being created at the hydroelectric power plant in Vemork, near Rjukan, has...

Beyond the Truth

Beyond the Truth

Book review Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. When I am looking to read a fast-moving modern mystery in a Norwegian setting, with very little if any violence, I turn to Anne Holt. Since 1993,...

Journey through Morocco: Volubilis

A journey through Morocco

Exploring Morocco’s rich culture on a tour of the country’s historic cities and countryside Arlene & Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. There is nothing we enjoy more than getting on a plane and being...

Book review: Thirst for Anne Holt

Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. Anne Holt has become one of the most popular crime novelists in Norway, with over seven million books sold in about 25 languages. Another top Norwegian writer, Jo Nesbø,...

Norwegian diplomacy shines in OSLO

The original play at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center garners rave reviews Arlene & Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. Playwright TJ Rodgers, via his friend, director Bartlett Sher, met in 2011...