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September 21st, 2015
Episode 780 of 1440 episodes
Norwegian artist, playwright and musician Frode Sander Øien found himself bored after six albums, two novels and a translation of Shakespeare, and decided to enter a crime fiction competition under a pseudonym. He came second, but got a publishing deal for three books across twenty countries.