Ola Larsmo, born 1957, was raised in Västervik but now counts Uppsala as his home. He made his debut in 1983 with the novella
(The Wind Maker) and has since produced a number of novels, along with essay collection
(Odysseys) and short story collection
(The Dumbness). His more recent novels are often set against a historical backdrop with documentary features.
In addition to his authorship, he is also an arts journalist and a social commentator, primarily in Dagens Nyheter. He also has extensive knowledge of Norwegian and Irish literature. From 1985 to 1990 he was the editor of Bonnier’s Literary Magazine.
In 1991, he was presented with newspaper Göteborgs-Posten’s literary award. Novel
(The Maroon Mountain) was awarded with magazine Vi’s literature prize in 1996.
Förrädare / Deceit
Jag vill inte tjäna / I Don't Want to Serve
Djävulssonaten / The Devil's Sonata
En glänta i skogen / A Glade in the Forest
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