Peter Seeberg

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Peter Seeberg (born June 22, 1925 in Skrydstrup , † January 8, 1999 ) was a Danish writer .


Gravestone on the island of Rom

Seeberg studied literature in Copenhagen and Rome, but also dealt intensively with archeology. Among other things, he took part in excavations in Canada and the Persian Gulf. In 1960 he became director of the Viborg Diocese Museum and remained in this position until 1993.

Seeberg made his debut as a writer in 1956 with his novel Bipersonerne . His work includes novels, short stories, essays, television and theater plays as well as film scripts. He played an important role in Heretica , an early phase of Danish modernism. For his novel Hyrder he was awarded the Danish Critics' Prize in 1970.


For his complete works he received the Grand Prize (1977) of the Danish Academy and in 1983 the Literature Prize of the Nordic Council . His collection of novels Rejsen til Ribe won the favor of readers of the Danish weekly newspaper Weekendavisen in 1990 and was awarded the Weekendavisens literaturpris .


  • Bipersonal (1956)
  • Fugls Føde (1957)
  • Eftersøgningen (1962)
  • Hyrder (1970)
  • Dinosaurusens sene eftermiddag (1974)
  • Ved havet (1978)
  • Om fjorten dage (1981)
  • Uden et navn (1985)
  • Roland kommer til verden (1987)
  • Den sovende dreng (1989)
  • Rejsen to Ribe (1990)
  • Halvdelen af ​​natten (1997)

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