Majgull Axelsson





Majgull Axelsson


Born
in Landskrona, Sweden
February 14, 1947

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Majgull Axelsson (b. 1947) is a famous Swedish journalist and writer. She grew up in Nässjö and had education in journalism.

Her first book was non-fiction, and focused on the problems of child prostitution and street children in third world, and poverty in Sweden. April Witch is her second novel, and one that was well-received in Sweden. With over 200,000 copies sold in hardcover, it landed on several bestsellers lists for months and got the most important Swedish literature award. Addressing themes of mother-daughter relationships, competition between women, and the failures of Sweden’s postwar welfare state, it is foremost a thrillingly written and fascinating story.

Axelsson lives with her husband and her two sons in Upplands Vaesby.

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Average rating: 3.87 · 3,436 ratings · 241 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
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Jag heter inte Miriam

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Slumpvandring

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Den jag aldrig var

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Is och vatten, vatten och is

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Moderspassion

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Långt borta från Nifelheim

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“Only the most ignorant still believe, like Saint Augustine, that time is a river. We others know it is a delta: that it branches out and seeks new routes, that it rejoins itself only to seek a thousand new courses. Some may be waterfalls, some no more than little stagnant pools passed by the tide, forever still...

This is one of those times. A pool. I sink down in it. I want to stay forever in this water.”
Majgull Axelsson, April Witch

“— Надо научиться додумывать всякую мысль до конца.
— Зачем?
— Затем что это — единственный способ взлететь.”
Majgull Axelsson, Den jag aldrig var

“The future was on the way, and it was as critical as a mother-in-law, expecting everything to be neat and tidy when it arrived.”
Majgull Axelsson, April Witch

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