Tag Archives: Klingsor

The spiritual value of food

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

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Touching mission of a de-missionary man

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. … Continue reading

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Brilliant portrayal of the lack of brilliance

Commercial cut: Torgny Lindgren’s Klingsor is a remarkable novel, written in the author’s typical language and very moving. Tragedy and comedy in one package it delivers a punch to my stomach that keeps aching for days. The story about the … Continue reading

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