Tønnesen, Pernille

Born in Copenhagen in 1956. Pernille Tønnesen studied Literature at University of Copenhagen. As a novelist she published Vineta – byen fra havet, Gyldendal 1974, Esther – en rejsebog, Gyldendal 1979, Tilnærmelser, Rosinante 1994 and Dagenes rusken, Rosinante 2002. She has tranlated Zoë Jenny's novel Das Blütenstaubzimmer, Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt 1997, into Danish (Blomsterstøvsværelset, Rosinante 1999. Has been a teacher of creative writing in Copenhagen since 1997.

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    Det fjerne er ikke så langt væk (Translation of Siegfried Lenz' "Die Ferne ist nah genug" from German)  
    Forår 1938 (Der hænger regnskyer over sundet) (Translation of Bertolt Brecht's "Frühling 1938" from German)
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