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Der Vildmarken suser is a story collection from 1919 by Norwegian writer Mikkjel Fønhus. [1] [2]

One of the stories, about the large killer bear "Rugg" in the Vassfaret forests, was published as a children's book in 1965, Fortellingen om slagbjønnen Rugg. [3] [4] This book, and the subsequent animal novels Det skriker fra Kverrvilljuvet and Troll-Elgen , was Fønhus' breakthrough, and made him known for his ability to picture animal life. [5]

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References

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  2. Egeland, Kjølv (1975). Beyer, Edvard (ed.). Mellomkrigstid. Norges litteraturhistorie (in Norwegian). 5. Oslo: Cappelen. p. 292. ISBN   82-02-03001-3.
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  4. Evensberget, Snorre (2004). Litterært leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: J.M. Stenersens forlag. p. 360. ISBN   82-7201-360-6.
  5. "Mikkjel Arneson Fønhus". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 August 2010.