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Anne Holt

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Occupation  Crime novelist
Partner  Tine Kjaer (2000–)
Siblings  Even Holt
Role  Author
Parents  Olav Holt, Tordis Holt
Name  Anne Holt
Children  Iohanne Holt
Nationality  Norwegian
Education  University of Bergen

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Born  16 November 1958 (age 57) Larvik, Norway (1958-11-16)
Genre  Crime fiction, thriller fiction,
Subject  crime, thriller, mystery
Notable works  What is Mine, What Never Happens
Books  1222, What Never Happens, Das einzige Kind, Selig sind die Durstenden, In kalter Absicht. Roman, La deesse aveugle

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Anne Holt (born 16 November 1958) is a Norwegian author, lawyer and former Minister of Justice.


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Early life

She was born in Larvik, grew up in Lillestrøm and Tromsø, and moved to Oslo in 1978. Holt graduated with a law degree from the University of Bergen in 1986, and worked for The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) in the period 1984 to 1988.


She then worked at the Oslo Police Department for two years, earning her right to practice as a lawyer in Norway. In 1990 she returned to NRK, where she worked one year as a journalist and anchor woman for the news program Dagsrevyen.

Anne Holt started her own law practice in 1994, and served as Minister of Justice in Cabinet Jagland for a short period from 25 November 1996 to 4 February 1997. She resigned for health reasons, and was replaced by Gerd-Liv Valla.


In 1993 she made her debut as a novelist with the crime novel Blind gudinne, featuring the lesbian police officer Hanne Wilhelmsen. The two novels Løvens gap (1997) and Uten ekko (2000) are co-authored with her former state secretary Berit Reiss-Andersen.

She is one of the most successful crime novelists in Norway. She has been published in 25 countries. Val McDermid, a Scottish crime writer has once said that "Anne Holt is the latest crime writer to reveal how truly dark it gets in Scandinavia.”

Personal life

She lives in Oslo with her registered partner Anne Christine Kjær (also known as Tine Kjær) and their daughter Iohanne.


Anne Holt Wikipedia