ALDERMANN’S HEIR (ALDERMANNS ARVINGE) RECIVES ACCOLADES IN LARGEST SWEDISH NEWSPAPER

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Today’s Svenska Dagbladet revealed an amazing review for Gabriella Håkansson’s latest novel Aldermann’s Heir (Aldermanns arvinge).

The Book, published by Albert Bonniers, was likened to authors such as Umberto Ecco, Susan Sontag and John Dickson Carr in a review that raised this spectacular story to the skies. According to critic Carl-Johan Malmberg Aldermann’s Heir is

…worth every moment you spend on it. It is epic in its intrigue, meticulous in its details, scholarly witouth being sententious, stylistically a tour de force, well, simply astonishing.

VIVECA STEN’S THE SANDHAMN MURDERS NOMINATED FOR PRESTIGIOUS TV AWARD

Yesterday, it was announced that the TV-series MORDEN I SANDHAMN (The Sandhamn Murders), based on Viveca Sten’s popular crime series with the same name, was nominated for the Kristallen Awards, in the category best TV-drama. The prestigious Kristallen is a coveted prize similar to America’s Emmy Awards and we could not be happier for Viveca and everybody involved in the production.

www.expressen.se/noje/de-ar-nominerade-till-kristallen-galan/

STEVE SEM-SANDBERG SHORT-LISTED FOR THE JAN MICHALSKI PRIZE 2013

We are happy to announce that Steve Sem-Sandberg’s award-winning novel THE EMPEROR OF LIES (De fattiga i Łódź) has been shortlisted for the prestigious Jan Michalski Prize 2013. The Swiss literary award was created by the Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Ecriture et la Littérature, founded in 2004 by Vera Michalski-Hoffman in memory of her husband Jan Michalski. Its purpose is to recognize and promote authors from around the world and world literature in general.

THE EMPEROR OF LIES has previously been awarded with The August Prize, a coveted Swedish Literary Award. The novel was also short-listed for the prestigious Nordic Council Award in 2010. It won Swedish Radio’s Kerstin M Lundberg Prize and was nominated for the French literary award Prix Médicis – Roman Étranger.

http://www.fondation-janmichalski.com/en/prix-jan-michalski/edition-2013/