Sverre Henmo

It's Only Love

Jonathan has just started middle school. He lives with his mother and his bully of a brother, Trym. Jonathan’s best friend, Jesper, has long legs, a short body, a round belly and a master plan to get together with Sunniva – a plan that unfortunately involves Jonathan, as well as Sunniva’s friend, Liva.

So what do you do when you start dating the wrong girl just to be loyal to your best friend? When you actually are in love with Alina – the girl who is so pretty that she once starred in a commercial for handbags.

Sverre Henmo has an almost unsurpassed ability to be present, as well as a keen sense of detail and emotional transitions. Falling in love is not just an empty phrase in Henmo’s writing – it becomes something genuine. In It’s Only Love he writes beautifully, soberly and superbly about when friendship and love get in a clinch.

Sverre Henmo

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Sverre Henmo (b. 1968) is a trained sociologist who writes smooth, engaging and tender books. His first book was published in 1999. He has written a number of books for children, adolescents and adults.
In 2009, Frognerbadet After Dark was awarded the Ministry of Culture and Chuch Affairs’ Book Prize for best novel.

Rights sold to

Denmark (Gyldendal), Slovenia (Zalozba Zala)

Other titles

Selected:
Ha deg vekk!, 2011
Natt på Frognerbadet, 2008
Gutten til venstre, 2005
Ridder Solbrilles sleipe plan, 2004
Hva jenter vil vite om gutter/hva gutter vil vite om jenter, 2003
Den gode ridder Kaspar den vaktsomme falk, 2003
Opp som en løve, 2002
Dager uten sko, roman, 2000
Dødsern, 2000
Sammen er vi én og én, 1999

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Edited August 17, 2017 by Gyldendal Agency