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Bengt Jangfeldt, b. 1948, is an author and associate professor of Slavonic languages. His biography on Axel Munthe, Axel Munthe: The Road to San Michele, was published in 2003 and won the Swedish Academy’s prize for biography. A further large-scale biography, Mayakovksy, about the myth-garlanded Russian poet Mayakovsky, was published in 2007 and was awarded the prestigious August-prize for the best Non-fiction title of the year.
Books by Bengt Jangfeldt
A Life at Stake is a riveting and fascinating portrait of the legendary Mayakovsky, a poet surrounded by many myths. With considerable insight and a light touch, Bengt Jangfeldt describes not only a great but tragic human life, but also an entire era…
Swedish title: Med livet som insats
Category: Non Fiction
Pub date: 12-04-2007