Aslak Nore (born 1978) grew up in Oslo. He’s educated from the University of Oslo and the New School for Social Research in New York, as a Fulbright recipient. He has served in Norway’s elite Telemark Battalion in Bosnia. A modern-day adventurer, Nore has lived in Latin America and worked as a journalist in the Middle East and Afghanistan. He has published several non-fiction books and three novels, the last of which, Ulvefellen, was a national bestseller and won the Riverton Prize for best crime novel in Norway in 2018. He lives in Provence, France.