Mons Kallentoft


Born
in Linköping, Sweden
April 15, 1968

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After being awarded the Swedish equivalent to the Whitbread Award for his debut novel Pesetas, Mons Kallentoft chose to give his own unique take on the classic Scandinavian crime novel. His success was immediate. The first book in the series about superintendent Malin Fors received unanimous praise from the national critics; it also conquered the bestseller charts and has today sold more than 300,000 copies in Sweden alone.

Was Mons Kallentoft born to be a storyteller? Yes, perhaps. Because, considering his upbringing, literature was not the obvious path in life. Mons grew up in a working-class home in the provincial town of Linköping, Sweden. Books were a rare phenomenon in his house; instead the young author spent his time playing footbal
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“Iubirea și moartea sunt vecine.
Au unul și același chip.
Nu ai cum să li te împotrivești.
Două persoane se întâlnesc.
Se-ndrăgostesc fulgerător.
Se iubesc.
Se iubesc și se doresc și, într-o zi, dragostea dispare tot atât de brusc pe cum a apărut.
Sau poate că, de la bun început, dragostea este imposibilă, dar și inevitabilă.”
Mons Kallentoft, Midvinterblod
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“Falar. Já há demasiadas palavras neste mundo. Pouco ou nenhum silêncio.”
Mons Kallentoft, Sommardöden

“Some nights the bed is endlessly wide, some nights it contains all the loneliness in the world. Some nights it is soft and promising, when waiting for sleep is the best part of the day. Some nights, like this one, the bed is hard, the mattress an enemy that wants to force your thoughts into the wrong track, that seems to want to mock you for lying there alone, without another body to rest into and against.”
Mons Kallentoft, Midvinterblod

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