Cora Sandel (kôr´ə săn´dĕl), pseud. of Sara Fabricius, 1880–1974, Norwegian author. Her outstanding work is the Alberta Trilogy (1926–39, tr. 1965), a set of largely autobiographical novels about the life of a young woman from Norway who goes to Paris and becomes a writer. Her fiction is noted for its fine style and the psychological depth of her characters.