Torbjörn Flygt

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Torbjörn Flygt
Torbjorn Flygt aug 2013.jpg
Flygt in 2013
Born (1964-06-14) 14 June 1964 (age 54)
Nationality Swedish
Occupation novelist
Notable work Underdog
Awards August Prize (2001)

Torbjörn Flygt (born 1964) is a Swedish novelist. He made his literary debut in 1995 with the novel Längsta ögonblicket. Among his other novels is Män vid kusten from 1997. He was awarded the August Prize in 2001 for the novel Underdog , a story set in Malmö. [1]

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  1. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Torbjörn Flygt". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 30 December 2014.