• "Few are able to take language closer to life than Kristine Næss, she is one of the very best authors of our generation"

    Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • "Disciplined, fraughtly tense… It is a dark, claustrophobic examination of three women in varying states of despairing anxiety… This is a dense work of uncomfortable honesty"

    David Mills, Sunday Times
  • "

    Only Human combines a crime mystery from the media with original portraits of women in three generations ... three highly individual and yet interconnected stories, which together gives us a surprisingly multidimensional view at the lives we live and how we emerge as people for one another


    jury of The Nordic Council's Literary Award