Lars Frode Larsen
Lars Frode Larsen (born 1948) is a non-fiction writer and Norway’s foremost Hamsun expert. He earned his PhD in 1998 with a thesis on the young Knut Hamsun. Three years later, he published Radikaleren (The Radical), which deals with Hamsun’s life between 1888 and 1891, and in 2002 came Tilværelsens udlænding (A Foreigner of Existence), about the 1891-1893 period. Larsen is also the editor of Hamsun’s collected works, Samlede verker (2007-).