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Old 10-29-2006, 11:37 AM
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Lady Jennifer, please, can you say me of where you to obtein the photo of prince Haakon of your message? please, I like this photo.
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Old 11-22-2006, 11:41 AM
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Really liked that little film on Harald's life ! thanks for posting it !
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Old 12-25-2006, 08:33 PM
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I got this book for Christmas. What can I say? If you're a royal watcher, and have read other books about Harald before - there isn't really much new. There were some adorable anecdotes, and some new pictures of Harald with his grandchildren, but other than that, it seems mostly to be a rehashing of the things we know.

But it is worth reading to get a complete overview.

The author is a well-known columnist on the Norwegian language, and I do wish he'd used some of it in writing. The text jumped a couple of times, and when quoting sources, it was sometimes hard to know what was quoting the source and what was the author telling about the situation.
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Old 12-28-2006, 03:58 PM
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It must have been an interesting book if you read it within 2 days, Norwegianne!
I wish I could understand Norwegian. I would love to read it! And of course I would love to see the pictures printed in the book.
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Old 04-03-2007, 06:35 AM
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Is it possible to see the pictures of the book online ?
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Old 05-03-2007, 12:06 PM
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Mette-Marit book due this fall - Aftenposten.no

According to website aftenposten a new biography regarding CP Mette is to be published in october.
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Old 05-16-2007, 02:41 AM
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The biography will be out about a year after its initial publication date, according to Aftenposten. Twice delayed because the author and Mette-Marit wants to spend more time together.

Still no mentioning of whether it will be out in English.
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Old 05-16-2007, 10:59 AM
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dont think it will be out in english ! which is a total shame !!
but they didnt do it either for the King , when his book came out !
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dont think it will be out in english ! which is a total shame !!
but they didnt do it either for the King , when his book came out !
It's a different publisher than the King's biography. This time, as I mentioned before, it is Font Publishers, Halfdan W. Freihow's company, who is publishing it. They've published books in English before, so who knows? I'll agree that it might not be very likely, but it is the case of supply and demand. Books about royals rarely seem to be translated into languages other than the country in question.
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Old 05-16-2007, 11:11 AM
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It's a different publisher than the King's biography. This time, as I mentioned before, it is Font Publishers, Halfdan W. Freihow's company, who is publishing it. They've published books in English before, so who knows? I'll agree that it might not be very likely, but it is the case of supply and demand. Books about royals rarely seem to be translated into languages other than the country in question.
Fingers crossed, least we have some hope !!
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Smile E-mail contact, please?

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It's a different publisher than the King's biography. This time, as I mentioned before, it is Font Publishers, Halfdan W. Freihow's company, who is publishing it. They've published books in English before, so who knows? I'll agree that it might not be very likely, but it is the case of supply and demand. Books about royals rarely seem to be translated into languages other than the country in question.
THANK YOU for referring me to this Thread, Norwegianne!
I appreciate your doing that.

Can you please provide us with an e-mail contact so that we who are keen to read about MM in English, may ENCOURAGE the publishers to please put out a translated version?

I would like to e-mail folks and perhaps give them a little nudge, if you will.

I regret not knowing any Norwegian.

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THANK YOU for referring me to this Thread, Norwegianne!
I appreciate your doing that.

Can you please provide us with an e-mail contact so that we who are keen to read about MM in English, may ENCOURAGE the publishers to please put out a translated version?

I would like to e-mail folks and perhaps give them a little nudge, if you will.

I regret not knowing any Norwegian.

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Hi HRHAbigail,

I have a suspicion that if you go to the link that norwegianne provided for the company, you will be able to look around yourself and find all of the information that you are seeking, including information about how to get in touch with them, as well as their upcoming projects. This is generally the case with companies, and publishers especially. Best of luck in your search. Perhaps you might even find something that you were not even looking for that might interest you!

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Well, maybe you just found yourself a summer project!

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Thumbs up Thank you very much, Empress!

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Hi HRHAbigail,

I have a suspicion that if you go to the link that norwegianne provided for the company, you will be able to look around yourself and find all of the information that you are seeking, including information about how to get in touch with them, as well as their upcoming projects. This is generally the case with companies, and publishers especially. Best of luck in your search. Perhaps you might even find something that you were not even looking for that might interest you!

Hello my Dear:

How are you this fine day?
THANK you for your reply.

Yes, I would love to e-mail these folks and give them the nicest possible nudge in the direction of translating what looks to be a great book!

Call me Abbie, would you please?

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Old 05-16-2007, 07:36 PM
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Thumbs up Yes, a Summer project seems in order, here ...

THANK you, my Dear ...

It's fun being here!

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Old 05-16-2007, 07:47 PM
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Thumbs up I just now e-mailed the TWO Contacts given in the Site -- :)

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Hi HRHAbigail,

I have a suspicion that if you go to the link that norwegianne provided for the company, you will be able to look around yourself and find all of the information that you are seeking, including information about how to get in touch with them, as well as their upcoming projects. This is generally the case with companies, and publishers especially. Best of luck in your search. Perhaps you might even find something that you were not even looking for that might interest you!

Yay!
I just now e-mailed the TWO contacts, a Mister Ulvestage and a Mister Frelhow, given in the Site. I told them how very much I would LOVE to see The bio of MM translated into English and then available for purchase, here in the USA.
I hope to hear back from one or both of them.
If I do, I will let you all know what I receive, alright?

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It would be great to get a biography translated into English. And I would learn Norwegian, but I've already promised myself I'd learn Danish as a summer project.
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It would be great to get a biography translated into English. And I would learn Norwegian, but I've already promised myself I'd learn Danish as a summer project.
Good for you!

Well done ... I guess that unless you know one Scandinavian Language, learning ANY language can be most difficult, no?

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Old 05-18-2007, 10:49 AM
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Smile Update on the promised Biography of Mette-Marit

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Yes. This one will be. The author has apparently been with her on solo-trips and her and Haakon on mutual trips.
I just wrote The Publisher, Font Forlag, and a Mr. Ulvestad there.
I asked him if an English translation of any book he publishes on/about MM would be offered to The Public.

Here is what he replied to me:
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We don't know yet, whether the book will be translated into English.
Please contact us again in September.

Best wishes,
Knut Ola Ulvestad
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So, I will re-address this matter, with The Publishers, come September.

I am quite pleased to have heard back from them!

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Old 06-08-2007, 01:17 PM
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VG reports that the official biography on Mette-Marit has been put on ice.

The reason is that the author and Mette-Marit are disagreeing on some things in regards to the content and form of the material.

I suppose it had to be something when it was postponed so many times.
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