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."
Läser just nu/Currently reading
"A History of Japan to 1334"
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Monthly Archives: September 2014
This is what it looks like when a self-published author wins third price for his novel. To his left, first price winner Kaj Karlsson and second price winner Lars Ström.
In Gothenburg. Nervous like hell for tomorrow. I simply loath crowds and social attention. On the other hand: This could be my fifteen seconds of something related to fame. More to follow.
Here I go again. Down. Dark. Shattered. I wish I knew why this comes over me. I shouldn’t be depressed, not now: We’re going to Gothenburg for the annual book fair (and for a reason so positive that I’m not … Continue reading
It’s over. After an evening full of professional pressure, annoying mistakes and a general feeling of anti-climax, the 2014 election to the Swedish parliament is done. More than half a million Swedes voted for the Swedish Democrats. More men than … Continue reading
Election-night in Sweden. Reporting live from the headquarters of Swedish newspaper SvD. It looks like a “leftist” coalition will take over, which makes me happy! The last eight years of “policy for the strong” has scarred the country. The real … Continue reading
Commercial cut: Torgny Lindgrens Hash (Pölsan) is another example of his peerless language and imagination. Split into two timelines it tells the story of an old newswriter who tells the story of how Lars Högström and Robert Maser went on … Continue reading
It happens regularly: the debate about literary quality surfaces in one of the Facebook-groups I belong to. The result is always the same: I descend into depression. Why? Because there is a large crowd out there who seriously believe that … Continue reading