The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat and Other Stories from the North

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The best fiction from across the Nordic region, selected and introduced by Sjon—Iceland’s internationally renowned writer.

This exquisite anthology collects together the very best fiction from across the Nordic region. Travelling from cosmopolitan Stockholm to the remote Faroe Islands, and from Denmark to Greenland, this unique and compelling volume displays the thrilling diversity of writing from these northern nations.

Selected and introduced by Sjon, The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat includes both notable authors and exciting new discoveries. As well as an essential selection of the best contemporary storytelling from the Nordic countries, it’s also a fascinating portrait of contemporary life across the region. The perfect book to curl up with on a cold winter’s evening.

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Per Olov Enquist (Swedish.

Per Olov Enquist.

Born September 23, 1934, Hyoggböhle, Västerbotten), is a Swedish writer, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, critic, winner of many literary awards. After attending Uppsala University, where he studied literary history, Enquist worked as a newspaper columnist and television talk show host. In 1971 he lived in Berlin on a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), in 1973 he was a visiting professor at the University of Los Angeles. Since the late 1970s, he has become an increasingly prominent writer and since 1977 has been exclusively engaged in literary work. The genre of Enquist`s novels is intellectual historical prose. The novel "The Fifth Winter of the Magnetizer" (1964) brought great success to the author, including abroad. One of the most famous and beloved Swedish contemporary writers of our time. Recipient of many awards from the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper (1966), the Nordic Council Literature Award (1...

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Per Olov Enquist (Swedish. Per Olov Enquist. Born September 23, 1934, Hyoggböhle, Västerbotten), is a Swedish writer, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, critic, winner of many literary awards. After attending Uppsala University, where he studied literary history, Enquist worked as a newspaper columnist and television talk show host. In 1971 he lived in Berlin on a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), in 1973 he was a visiting professor at the University of Los Angeles. Since the late 1970s, he has become an increasingly prominent writer and since 1977 has been exclusively engaged in literary work. The genre of Enquist`s novels is intellectual historical prose. The novel "The Fifth Winter of the Magnetizer" (1964) brought great success to the author, including abroad. One of the most famous and beloved Swedish contemporary writers of our time. Recipient of many awards from the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper (1966), the Nordic Council Literature Award (1969), the Eyvind Johnson Award (1993), the Selma Lagerlef Foundation Award (1997), the Bonnier Award (2002), the Corinne Award from the German newspaper Die Zeit (2008) and others Publications in Russian * Library of Captain Nemo. Moscow: Raduga, 1994. * Tribad Night: A Play // All days, all nights. Contemporary Swedish play. M .: New literary review, 1997 * Hamsun: Kinoscenarii / / Kinoscenarii, 1997, № 2-3 * The fifth winter of the magnetizer. An overthrown angel. M .: B.S.G.-Press; Foreigner, 2001 * Visit of a physician. St. Petersburg: Ivan Limbakh Publishing House, 2004 * A book about Blanche and Marie. SPb: Publishing house of Ivan Limbakh, 2006