Pascal Engman is a former journalist at Expressen. Affected by the increasingly threatening rhetorics towards journalists in Sweden, he took some time off and travelled to Chile, where he wrote Patrioterna. His debut is an important depiction of the political and social development happening right now in both Sweden and Europe. It’s a dark thriller about what can happen when people end up without invective and instead begin to act after their words.

Photographer: Anna-Lena Ahlström