Torfinn Haukås

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Torfinn Haukås (1931–1993) was a Norwegian novelist.

He was born in Høyanger. Notable novels include 63 Johnsen (1958), Meg skal dere aldri få tak i (1967), Søndag i Andorra (1977) and Duellen (crime, 1981). [1] [2]

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References

  1. Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Torfinn Haukås". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget . Retrieved 28 November 2009.
  2. "Torfinn Haukås". Sogn og Fjordane fylkesleksikon (in Norwegian). Førde: Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation . Retrieved 28 November 2009.