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Monica Kristensen


Monica Kristensen is born in 1950 in Sweden but grew up in Norway, and she is a mathematician, glaciologist, meteorologist and one of the most famous polar explorer. She has has taken part in many expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic following the traces of Amundsen, and she was the first woman who received the Golden Medal of the Royal Geographical Society. Since her literary debut in 2007, her novels settled in Svalbard Islands - where she spent two year observing the Northern Lights - she became a real cult in many European countries. She recently published her latest novel, Amundsen’s Last Journey. All her novels are published in Italy by Iperborea.

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