Modern Swedish Masterpieces

Modern Swedish Masterpieces : Short Stories Selected and Translated (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Modern Swedish Masterpieces: Short Stories Selected and Translated Hallstrom, somewhat younger, is ranked even higher by Swedish critics as a master of short stories. The volume of translations just published omits, quite unaccountably, the two specimens here given which belong to his very best style. Hjalmar Soderberg, also a wrlter ln his fifties, has. Been called the Anatole France of Sweden. Unknown in America up to now, his stories have won marked favor on their appearance in magazines. Sigfrid Siwertz, but slightly over forty, is the most prom ising of the younger generation. Less outstanding than the others, he has nevertheless a fine balance and much grace of detail. His chief novel, under the title Downstream, has just appeared in trans lation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 367g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243286082
  • 9780243286089