Books set in Sweden (33)


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1.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 4     24 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
When a new, chatty, young couple and their two daughters move in next door, Ove's well-ordered, solitary world turns upside down.

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A Nearly Normal Family : A Novel by M.T. Edvardsson EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
"...A compulsively readable tour de force." —The Wall Street Journal New York Times Book Review recommends M.T. Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family and lauds it as a “page-turner” that forces the reader to confront “the compromises we make with ourselves to be the people we believe our beloveds expect.” (NYTimes Book Review Summer Reading Issue) When the teenage daughter of responsible, upstanding parents is accused of murder, a family realizes that it isn’t love that will keep them together: it’s lies. Eighteen-year-old Stella Sandell stands accused of the brutal murder of a man almost fiftee... continue

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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer : A Novella by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Paints the portrait of an elderly man's struggle to hold on to his most precious memories and his family's efforts to care for him even as they must find a way to let go.

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Anxious People by Frederik Backman EN

Rating: 4     9 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller A People Book of the Week, Book of the Month Club selection, and Best of Fall in Good Housekeeping, PopSugar, The Washington Post, New York Post, Shondaland, CNN, and more! “[A] quirky, big-hearted novel…Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure.” —People From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove comes a charming, poignant novel about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have mor... continue

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Beartown by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 5     4 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
A town this small can't afford to take sides. But when the worst happens, whose side would you take? Late one evening towards the end of March, a teenager picked up a double-barrelled shotgun, walked into the forest, put the gun to someone else's forehead and pulled the trigger. This is the story of how we got there. Beartown is a small town in a large Swedish forest. For most of the year it is under a thick blanket of snow, experiencing the kind of cold and dark that brings people closer together - or pulls them apart. Its isolation means that Beartown has been slowly shrinking with each pass... continue

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Berouw

Berouw by Sofie Sarenbrant NL

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Rechercheur Emma Sköld onderzoekt een moordzaak waarbij haar zus zijdelings betrokken is.

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De 100-jarige man die uit het raam klom en verdween by Jonas Jonasson NL

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Op zijn honderdste verjaardag ontvlucht een man het door hem zo gehate bejaardencentrum en ontvreemdt bij het busstation een zware koffer die gevuld blijkt te zijn met zwart geld.

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Echoes from the Dead by Johan Theorin EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
On a gray September day, on an island off the coast of Sweden, six -year -old Jens Davidsson ventured out of his backyard, walked out into a fog, and vanished….Now twenty years have passed, and in this magnificent debut novel of suspense—a runaway bestseller in Sweden—the boy’s mother returns to the place where her son disappeared, drawn by a chilling package sent in the mail… In it, lovingly wrapped, is one of Jens’ sandals—sandals Julia Davidsson put on her son’s feet that very last morning. Now, with only a handful of clues, Julia and her father are questioning islanders who were present th... continue

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In the Heat of the Moment by Viveca Sten EN

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Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
What's a lie among friends? It's murder--in this riveting thriller by Viveca Sten, bestselling author of Tonight You're Dead... It's Midsummer's Eve, the celebration of the longest day of the year, and on Sandhamn it's the longest party of the year. But the fun comes to a dead halt when a young reveler is murdered, a teenage girl is found drugged and dazed on the beach, and other young women vanish. So far, what links the victims is a mystery. For Nora Linde and her new boyfriend, Jonas Sköld, the crimes are personal: one of the missing girls is Wilma, Jonas's daughter. And her disappearance c... continue

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Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
JERUSALEM (1901-1902) by Selma Lagerlof, first woman author to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a story of Swedish families caught up in desire and divine exultation. Homestead tradition and religious inspiration, love and duty, come in conflict in this inspirational and gently bittersweet period novel that follows a pilgrimage of the idealist human spirit of Ingmar Ingmarsson and his kin.