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The Vikings Are Here: Jan Ove Ekeberg

Norwegian author Jan Ove Ekeberg in conversation with journalist Thomas Böhm.

Delve into the world of the Vikings with Jan Ove Ekeberg, author of a series of novels featuring the Viking king Harald Hardråde, in conversation with Thomas Böhm, German journalist and go-between of literature. 

Jan Ove Ekeberg (1954) has a background as a journalist and head of Norwegian TV 2 Financial News. Ekeberg has written several non-fiction books, children’s books and historical novels. His new series, The Last Viking King, was launched in 2016 with the novel Apprentice of War to marvellous reviews. The sequel novels The Devil’s Horseman and Imperial Mercenary are both published in Norway. Ekeberg is currently working on the fourth volume in the series. Kriegerjahre in the König der Wikinger series will be published by Heyne in 2019, translated by Andreas Brunstermann.

© Julie Pike

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

Jan Ove Ekeberg


Thomas Böhm