Stig Claesson





Stig Claesson

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born
in Huddinge, Sweden
June 02, 1928

died
January 04, 2008

gender
male


About this author

John Stig Claesson, also known under his signature Slas, was a Swedish writer, visual artist, and illustrator. Claesson was born on 2 June 1928 in Huddinge, south of Stockholm. He attended the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts between 1947 and 1952, during which time he began to illustrate Swedish literature such as the novels of Per Anders Fogelström. Claesson was the father of actor Leif Claesson.

Claesson debuted in his writing career in 1956, when he was 28 years of age. During his career Claesson published more than 80 books. A number of his books are based on travel abroad and move in the frontier between reporting and fiction. Among his best-known works include En vandring i solen (Walking in the Sun, 1976), which was made into a film wit
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Average rating: 3.68 · 307 ratings · 7 reviews · 54 distinct works · Similar authors
Vem älskar Yngve Frej?
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1968 — 5 editions
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Efter oss syndafloden
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2002
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Henrietta ska du också glömma
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1977
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På palmblad och rosor
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1975
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En vandring i solen
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1976
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Sina maga, mina pesen nõud
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Kärlek rostar inte
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1988
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Om vänskap funnes
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1981
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Rosine
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1991
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Eko av en vår
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1995
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