Peter Tudvad (born 1966) has a Master’s Degree in Philosophy with subsidiary studies in Theology and Political Science. He has worked at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre Foundation at Copenhagen University and has written several books on Kierkegaard, amongst others the critically acclaimed Kierkegaard’s Copenhagen (2004) and the scandal-ridden Stages on the Road of Antisemitism: Søren Kierkegaard and the Jews (2010). Further he has written the bestseller Nurse in the Third Reich: The story of a Dane (2009) and translated various books on World War II. The Curse is his first novel.