Lie, Jonas (b. 1833), the Norwegian novelist, was born at Eker. He practised as an advocate for some years before adopting literature as his career. His chief novels are The Man with the Second Sight (1870), The Pilot and his Wife (1874), The Family at. Gilje (1883), Married Life (1887), and Maisa Jons (1889). They describe Norwegian domestic life. Lie has also written some poems, short stories, and a comedy, Grabom's Cat (1880).