Vilhelm Moberg


Born
in Moshultamåla, Småland, Sweden
August 20, 1898

Died
August 08, 1973

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Vilhelm Moberg was a Swedish author, best known for his Emigrant series of novels about Swedish emigrants to America. He also wrote other novels and plays and also participated in public debates about the Swedish monarchy, bureaucracy, and corruption.

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The Emigrants (The Emigrant...

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Unto a Good Land (The Emigr...

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4.29 avg rating — 2,430 ratings — published 1949 — 35 editions
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The Settlers (The Emigrants...

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The Last Letter Home (The E...

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Raskens: En soldatfamiljs h...

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Rid i natt!

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A Time on Earth

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From Prehistory to the Rena...

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“أينما تذهب سوف أذهب، وحيث تموت سأموت، وهناك سيكون مدفني”
Vilhelm Moberg, The Emigrants

“Dånet och sorlet från havsstranden fyller mina örons snäckor. Men de förmår inte driva undan mina förföljare: Mina tankars frågor ställes och upprepas. Men det finns inga svar åt dem --- de slår sönder sig bara, emot en granithård mur. De kastas tillbaka, sköljs bort. Men de kommer igen, alltid igen, som vågorna utifrån vattenvidden.”
Vilhelm Moberg, A Time on Earth

“I have met the town idiot, who declares that all the automobiles in the world are of less value than a single human life. I have met the most harmless inhabitant of Pine Beach: a wise man.”
Vilhelm Moberg, A Time on Earth

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