Linnea Axelsson

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Agent

Johanna Lindborg

Literary Agent | Fiction & Narrative Non-Fiction

Agent

Johanna Lindborg

Literary Agent | Fiction & Narrative Non-Fiction

Category: Fiction

Linnea Axelsson

Linnea Axelsson (b. 1980) is from Porjus, northern Sweden, but now lives in Stockholm. She studied humanities at Umeå University and received her PhD in Art History in 2009. Her debut novel Tvillingssmycket was published in 2010 and in 2018 her acclaimed epic Ædnan won the prestigious August Prize, Sweden’s most prestigious literary award.

Books by Linnea Axelsson

Magnificat

Linnea Axelsson

When I woke up in the room, covered in darkness and silence, the boy was sitting on the edge of the bed. His eyes were bigger and sadder, marked by what they had seen, and he was covered in something aged and frightening and different than how I reme…

Swedish title: Magnificat

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 02-03-2022

Aednan

Linnea Axelsson

Winner of the August Prize 2018, with sales of over 15 000 hardbacksIn Linnea Axelsson’s stunning novel-in-verse, she narrates the story of two indigenous Sámi families in northern Sweden, whose fate mirrors Sámi history from the beginning of the twe…

Swedish title: Aednan

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 27-02-2018