Book List in Order:5 titles

  • Förvillelser by Hjalmar Söderberg 1895 Original Swedish edition published by Albert Bonnier Publishing. English language translation © 2012 by Kempton Mooney. Delusions is the story of Thomas Weber, a recent graduate who does not know what to do w...


  • Hjalmar Soderberg (1869-1941) established himself at the fin-de-siecle as a writer of challenging ideas and controlled elegance of style. Although best known in the English-speaking world for his provocative novel Doctor Glas, it is his short stories...


  • Originally published in 1901, this partly autobiographical second novel established Söderberg's reputation for shocking boldness yet great elegance. It traces the development of the hero from a seemingly idyllic Stockholm childhood to maturity as a ...


  • A masterpiece of enduring power, Doctor Glas confronts a chilling moral quandary with gripping intensity. With an introduction by Margaret Atwood.Stark, brooding, and enormously controversial when first published in 1905, this astonishing novel ju...


  • Sweden at the turn of the previous century. Arvid, an ambitious and well-educated young man, meets Lydia, the daughter of a landscape painter, during an idyllic summer vacation and falls in love. Lydia, however, has other suitors, and Astrid is frigh...