Karl Ove Knausgård was reported dead by a fake Twitter account

Karl Ove Knausgård was reported dead by a fake Twitter account

But rest assured: He lives.

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“Our beloved author Karl Ove Knausgård died in an accident a few minutes ago”.

Reported Account @OktoberForlaget on X (formerly Twitter) Tuesday afternoon. A few minutes later, the message came in Norwegian:

“Carl Ove Nascard is dead.”

But no, later!

Marte Nøklegård Dahl, communications manager at Forlaget Oktober, confirms that this is a fake account.

– Noglegard tells Dal VG that we are not the ones who sent this.

Publisher's real account @Publisher October.

At 14.46 a new message appears on the same account:

“This account is a hoax created by an Italian journalist.”

A similar story – of the same name – appeared when Swedish best-selling author Camilla Lockberg was mistakenly reported dead. Last fall.

After 3 pm, the fake account was deleted.

Guardian Recently the “journalist” interviewed Debanetetti, who “took the lives” of many famous people in recent years.

Carl Ove Nasgaard (55) is one of Norway's greatest writers.

He is best known for his magnum opus “Min Camp” which had a total of six volumes published between 2009 and 2011. The autobiographical novels made him famous all over the world.

Nowadays, he is current with another masterpiece of five books.

The project started in 2020 with the novel “Morgenstjernen”. Three more books have been published so far.

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