Books

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Sweden—Poland

Herman Lindqvist

For a thousand years, Swedes and Poles have met in war and love, yet their story and connection is not well known or obvious to many. Twice, Swedish armies have ravaged and plundered their southern neighbour, and during a short period of time—there w…

Swedish title: Sverige–Polen : 1000 år av krig och kärlek

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 06-09-2019

Nazi Gold and the Field Marshal’s Secret

Marcus Wallén

A roller-coaster page-turner which takes the reader on a treasure hunt across Europe, from the 1930s to the present day on the trail of the missing Nazi treasures.‘Polish “Gold Train” Hunters Start Searching for Nazi Underground Factory’, claims the…

Swedish title: Naziguldet och de invigdas hemlighet

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 08-02-2019

Bernadotte

Herman Lindqvist

Sweden’s best-loved historian charts the golden reign of a royal dynasty2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the House of Bernadotte’s reign on the Swedish throne, longer than any other dynasty in written history. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia…

Swedish title: Bernadotte – för Sverige hela tiden

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 04-09-2018

The Wild & Violent Vasa Family

Herman Lindqvist

When Gustav Eriksson was elected regent in 1521, he was alone and destitute – his relatives had been executed in the infamous Stockholm Bloodbath and all of the family’s assets were seized. But Gustav was used to wielding influence, and he came to th…

Swedish title: De vilda Vasarna

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 19-08-2016

The Warsaw Swedes

Staffan Thorsell

On June 9, 1942, a speech was broadcast on the BBC that would change human history. Władysław Sikorski, Poland’s prime minister exiled in London, revealed that 700,000 Jews had been systematically murdered in brutal Nazi concentration camps, quaranti…

Swedish title: Warszawasvenskarna

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 11-11-2014

When Finland Was Sweden

Herman Lindqvist

For almost 700 years Sweden and Finland were one and the same country. Yet in Sweden this period remains strangely unknown. But Herman Lindqvist fills the hole in the Swedes’ knowledge about the country’s long kinship with Finland – and he does so in…

Swedish title: När Finland var Sverige

Category: General Non-Fiction / History

Pub date: 27-08-2013