Someone Is Going to Come

Someone Is Going to Come

Jon Fosse The Nobel Prize

Original title: Nokon kjem til å kome
Publisher: Samlaget, 1996
Genre: Play

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In Someone is Going to Come the two of them want to be together, just the two of them, so they leave the city and buy a remote house by the sea. But is it possible to do what they want to do? In their desire to be alone together they flee the world of people but are pursued by the anxiety that someone is going to come.

Someone is Going to Come is Fosse’s first play. Written in 1996, the world premiere at The Norwegian Theatre (April 1996) signified a new era in contemporary theatre.

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Jon Fosse

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Nobel Prize-winner Jon Fosse, born in 1959, is widely considered one of the most important writers of our time. For almost forty years, he has written novels, plays, poems, stories, essays, and children’s books. His award-winning work has been translated into more than fifty languages and his plays have been staged over a thousand times all over the world.

Jon Fosse grew up in Strandebarm, a small village in the western part of Norway, he lives today in the Grotten, an honorary residence in Oslo, as well as in Hainburg, Austria, and Frekhaug, Norway.

Fosse was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2023 and has received numerous prizes, both in Norway and internationally through the years.

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