KRISTOFER AHLSTRÖM IS an author and journalist, working at one of Sweden’s leading newspapers, Dagens Nyheter.

HE DEBUTED IN 2012 with Someone to Punish, for which he was shortlisted for the prestigious Borås Tidnings Debutantpris. His second novel A Life Less was published in 2014 and received overwhelmingly positive reviews.

THE HEART IS BUT A MUSCLE is his third novel, released Sweden in September 2017, and depicts a passionate but dangerously destructive relationship.