Jonas Jonasson





Jonas Jonasson


Born
in Växjö, Sweden
July 06, 1961

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After a long career as a journalist, media consultant and television producer, Jonas Jonasson decided to start a new life. He wrote a manuscript, he sold all his possessions in Sweden and moved to a small town by Lake Lugano in Switzerland, only a few meters from the Italian border.

The manuscript became a novel. The novel became a phenomenon in Sweden, and now it is about to reach the rest of the world.

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“People could behave how they liked, but Allan considered that in general it was quite unnecessary to be grumpy if you had the chance not to.”
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“Never try to out-drink a Swede, unless you happen to be a Finn or at least a Russian.”
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