On this page you will find different products – music by Elin Brimheim Heinesen and books written by Elin’s late father, the Faroese author Jens Pauli Heinesen.
Here’s what one of our customers said, after having bought the CD “Yndisløg”:
I never get tired of listening to this awesome music.
Jens Pauli Heinesen was one of the most important novelists of the Faroe Islands. Four times he received the Faroese Literature Prize and one time the Faroese Cultural Prize. Wikipedia about his literature:
He published his first novel shortly after moving back to the Faroes, Yrkjarin úr Selvík og vinir hansara, (The poet from Selvík and his friends) was published in 1958. He worked as a teacher in Tórshavn until 1970, he wrote his books in his spare time. In the 1960s he published the novel Tú upphavsins heimur which was in three volumes, published in 1962, 1964 and 1966. In 1970 he decided to quit working as a teacher be a full-time writer, but a few years before that he took leave from his work and moved to live in Spain with his family in 1968-69, he wrote most of Frænir eitur ormurin, while living there. He published many novels in the following years, in 1973 he published Frænir eitur ormurin (The serpent’s name is Fraenir). The novel won the Faroese Literature Prize. Two years later he published Rekamaðurin (The man with the drift woods). Rekamaðurin has been very popular in the Faroe Islands and several times people could listen to the story in the Faroese radio, read by Oscar Hermansen. In the 1980s and 1990′s he published his main work a series of seven novels, the row is called Á ferð inn í eina óendaliga søgu, each novel has its own title
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