Book List in Order:5 titles

  • Ypsilon is a human being reduced to the most basic essentials, a naked one-eyed brain floating in an aquarium of nutrious liquid. Through his consciousness we observe his obstinate struggles to maintain his freedom of action in this utterly dependent...


  • Set in an imaginary medical institute, The Animal Doctor (Djurdoktorn) describes a not unforeseeable world dominated by administrative science and social technology. The human beings and the research animals face the same predicament: both can be obs...


  • In House of Babel (Babels Hus), the experience of a heart attack victim illustrates the depersonalization and outrageous cost of medical treatment today. Formerly a doctor, P.C. Jersild brings a powerful realism to his picture of a modern hospital. H...


  • First published in Sweden in 1976, Children’s Island increased the popularity and critical acclaim of its author, P. C. Jersild. The novel, which has sold more than 400,000 copies in Sweden alone, has been translated into French, German, Dutch, an...


  • Thirty years after a nuclear holocaust has virtually destroyed the world, Edvin, the youngest survivor, born during the war, joins a group of survivors gathered on a barren island in the Baltic, where living conditions mirror those of the Middle Ages...