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Lars Mytting, Norwegian Legends and the German Fascination for Stave Churches

Experience Norwegian author Lars Mytting in conversation with Olav Brostrup Müller.

There are 28 stave churches in Norway and they don’t pop up often in contemporary literature, but in Lars Mytting’s latest novel they do! Meet Mytting in conversation with Olav Brostrup Müller, Director Lillehammer UNESCO City of Literature.  

Lars Mytting (1968) is a Norwegian author of international best-selling non-fiction and novels. In total his books are translated in 21 languages. His newest novel Søsterklokkene, published in 2018, became an instant bestseller in Norway. The German translation of this novel Die Glocke im See was published in in January 2019 by Suhrkamp Insel Verlag, translated by Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel. 

The event is in English. Interpretation to German 

The event is part of the Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer's programme at the bookf

© Lars Mytting (Julie Pike), Olav Brostrup Müller (André Løyning)

Author event at the fair


Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Ehrengast 2019: Norwegen
„Norwegen - Der Traum in uns“
The event is free of charge


© Julie Pike

Lars Mytting


© André Løyning

Olav Brostrup Müller

Director Lillehammer UNESCO City of Literature