WorldCat Identities

Haveland, Barbara

Works: 32 works in 132 publications in 1 language and 8,686 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Sagas  Guidebooks  Suspense fiction  Art  Church history 
Roles: Translator, Editor, tra
Classifications: PT8176.18.O335, 839.81374
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Haveland
The woman and the ape by Peter Høeg( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London, a housewife repays her scientist husband for making her life miserable by releasing an equally unhappy ape on which he was experimenting. Together they take off to a wildlife reserve where they have an affair and she teaches him to talk. Part comedy, part study of animal exploitation, by a Danish writer, author of Smilla's Sense of Snow
Borderliners by Peter Høeg( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of psychological suspense on three children, misfits in a boarding school which uses them as guinea pigs for a secret experiment by the Danish government. They turn the tables by conducting an experiment of their own. By the author of Smilla's Sense of Snow
The history of Danish dreams by Peter Høeg( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on Denmark. The characters include a count who decides to stop time by outlawing clocks on his estate, an old lady who presides over a newspaper dynasty and devotes herself to predicting the future, and a son who causes his parents sorrow by refusing to be a thief like them. By the author of Borderliners
Tales of the night by Peter Høeg( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of chiaroscuro stories by a Danish writer. One is on a woman idealizing love who discovers its reality, another is on a judge who runs off with a young man he just sentenced for homosexuality, a third is on a 1920s European whose eyes are opened to the dark side of civilizing African natives. By the author of The Woman and the Ape
The cold song : a novel by Linn Ullmann( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some years after the disappearance of a young woman, three boys uncover her body during a treasure hunt out in the woods of Norway. THE COLD SONG centers itself on the individual lives of a small family and the murder of this woman, their babysitter, Milla. In life, Milla's relationship with the family is constructed by the many details that come to implicate each character in her murder, implications that haunt them all once her body is found. Milla, whom no one thought much of, seemed to set everything and everyone in motion, and after the crime against her is brought to light, a lingering unease continues to eat away at those who desired her, those who searched for her, those who killed her, those who tried to forget her, those who mourned her, those who found her, and those who turned their backs on her, alike
Grace by Linn Ullmann( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting meditation on the beauty of life in the face of human mortality follow's one man's search for meaning in the face of terminal cancer and the inevitable arrival of Death
I have seen the world begin by Carsten Jensen( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Danish literary critic describes his journey to the Far East, blending social commentary, personal insights, global history, and observations of people and places in his portraits of the cultures of China, Cambodia, and Vietnam
Stella descending by Linn Ullmann( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following Stella's death in a suspicious fall, the people she has left behind remember details about her life that reveal her to be a jealous wife, compliant mistress, treasured friend, angelic nurse, and unloved daughter
Conqueror by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young gay man seeking the truth about his mother's past
The seducer by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery fiction. Jonas Wergeland is a successful TV documentary producer and also something of God's gift to women. Until one day he returns from the world's fair in Seville and discovers his wife dead on the living room floor. What follows is not only a quest to find the killer but also a whimsical look at just how Jonas came to this particular juncture
The discoverer : a novel by Jan Kjærstad( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final novel in a trilogy of books about the Norwegian television celebrity Jonas Wergeland, The Discoverer finds Jonas released from prison, having completed his sentence for the death of his wife. He has taken a job as a secretary aboard the Voyager, a ship which is exploring the far reaches of the Sognefjord, the longest fjord in the world. On the ship, Jonas works for a team of young people, including his daughter, Kristin, who are engaged in a multimedia project that is seeking to chart every aspect of the fjord in a new medium that merges text, image, film, and design."--Publisher
According to the law : four accounts of mankind by Solvej Balle( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories on obsession. A doctor is obsessed with cutting up a body in just the right manner, a physicist to experience the state of nothingness, a woman to grasp the essence of pain, and a painter to fuse with the object she is painting. By a Danish writer
The woman from Bratislava by Leif Davidsen( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring 1999, NATO is bombing Yugoslavia when the impossible happens. One of their indestructible fighter planes is shot down. Someone had obviously been leaking information. Teddy Pedersen, a middle-aged univesity teacher is thrown into the mix that includes murder and a mysterious Eastern Euorpean woman
The master builder and other plays : with Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman and When we dead awaken by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spolia churches of Rome : recycling antiquity in the Middle Ages by Maria Fabricius Hansen( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to Sofia by Øystein Lønn( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois amis et la femme de l'un d'entre eux voyagent entre Oslo, le Pays basque et le Maghreb. Malgré leur réussite professionnelle, l'ennui domine leur existence. Seule la maladie constitue une réponse à la vacuité qui les habite et donne un sens à leur vie
The cold song by Linn Ullmann( )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally bestselling author Linn Ullmann's fifth novel tells the story of a family who when faced with tragedy must confront their guilt, their longings, and their losses
A step in the right direction by Morten Søndergaard( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Haveland, Barbara

Haveland, Barbara J.

English (108)

BorderlinersThe history of Danish dreamsTales of the nightGraceI have seen the world beginStella descendingConquerorThe seducer