Sagt om ”Broder själ, syster flamma”/Comments about ”Brother soul, sister flame”
"It feels very credible in its description of how different values and beliefs mercilessly collide and how xenophobia and ignorance flourishes."
"It's a skilfully composed novel that deserves praise."
"... the violent opening doesn't prevent the build-up towards an even more intense end."
Åsa Böker (author of "Nordland"):
"It's a fantasy – but it's so much more! A reality-fantasy! A brutal depiction of real life, set in a fantasy world. [...] I think it's a magnificent work of literature."
"This is a well processed novel, written with commitment."
Amanda Franzén, lecteur
"One of the best books I've read in a long time. And definitely the best looking."
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Månadsarkiv: augusti 2014
British author Susanna Clarke gave us one of the best fantasy novels ever with Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell in 2004. It was a stilistic triumph, experimental and efficient, in spite of it’s clocking in at over 700 pages. How do you … Fortsätt läsa
Step by step the site is shedding the Swedish skin of its childhood. The info-page about the novel is all in English now, as is the ”Works”-page, all the labels are bilingual and every new post is in English. As soon … Fortsätt läsa
I have mailed my novel, Brother soul, sister flame, to a new reviewer, connected to LitteraturMagazinet. He has an interesting approach: if he doesn’t like the book he won’t review it, instead he will give me feed-back. The reason is … Fortsätt läsa
The legend of Noah has to be considered the most symbolic of all the biblical myths. After all, it is possible to wake the dead (hospitals do it every day all over the world) and cars slide on water, if … Fortsätt läsa
An e-mail from the publisher has increased my hope substantially! It appears they will publish all four stories in one ”volume” (whatever is it called when it’s an ebook?). Bloody marvelous! The editor will now read the stories again and … Fortsätt läsa
The first indications from Epok Förlag are positive. More feed-back will come, but as it looks now, at least one of my four short-stories will be published this autumn. I’m tremendously excited, especially about the covers, since it’s always interesting to see … Fortsätt läsa
Four short-stories duly delivered to Epok Förlag for assessment. Bad, good, publishable? I don’t know, but it feels good. The stories are quite different. One is a psychological horror story inspired by Lovecraft; another tells the tale of young man who … Fortsätt läsa
Feel-good vs feel-bad. What’s the deal? Why write stories that make you feel bad, when you can tell tales with happy endings and fulfilled dreams? To me there is a simple answer. If the world was a happy place where … Fortsätt läsa
Commercial cut: In Norrlands Akvavit Swedish writer Torgny Lindgren says good-bye to his fictional universe of Avabäck. An old man returns to correct a mistake: In his youth he was a minister, saving the inhabitants in the name of Jesus. … Fortsätt läsa