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Doctor Glas
1.  Doctor Glas by Hjalmar Soderberg
The list author says:
  "The quiet despair of loneliness is examined in this small-scale masterpiece set in turn of the century Stockhom."
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Blackwater
2.  Blackwater by Kerstin Ekman
The list author says:
  "Tales of a roadless Northern land, disguised as a crime novel."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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The Summer Book
3.  The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
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  "It's the story of a girl spending her summers with her nan in the Finnish archipelago, and about the meeting between the very young and the very old."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

The Royal Physician's Visit
4.  The Royal Physician's Visit by Per Olov Enquist
The list author says:
  "Either you can read it as an exploration of the possibilites for good and evil inherent in absolute power... or as an atmospheric historic novel, set at the Danish Court during the Enlightenment."
£17.50   Used & New from: £1.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Emigrants (Emigrant Novels)
5.  The Emigrants (Emigrant Novels) by Vilhelm Moberg
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  "Don't get scared off by the epic scale of Mobergs novels - you'll get through this one before you know what's hit you. A real classic."
£11.99   Used & New from: £2.31
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Ronia, the Robber's Daughter
6.  Ronia, the Robber's Daughter by Astrid Lindgren
The list author says:
  "You just cannot have a list of Swedish books without a nod to Astrid Lindgren. She's basically canonised, and for good reason - her children's books are all beautiful, funny, heartfelt."
Used & New from: £5.24
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Christmas Oratorio (Verba Mundi) (Verba Mundi (Hardcover))
7.  Christmas Oratorio (Verba Mundi) (Verba Mundi (Hardcover)) by Goran Tunstrom
Used & New from: £1.75
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Long John Silver
8.  Long John Silver by Bjorn Larsson
Used & New from: £2.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Most Beloved Sister
9.  Most Beloved Sister by Astrid Lindgren
Used & New from: £52.78
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Dwarf (Quartet Encounters)
10.  The Dwarf (Quartet Encounters) by Par Lagerkvist
Used & New from: £0.60
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Gosta Berling's Saga
11.  Gosta Berling's Saga by Selma Lagerlof
The list author says:
  "Another classic. A beautiful but drunken priest is defrocked in 19th century Sweden. He lives life with poetry and force, at least for as long as the writer's morals will let him."
Used & New from: £1.91

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Wonderful Women by the Sea: A Novel
12.  Wonderful Women by the Sea: A Novel by Monika Fagerholm
Used & New from: £6.80

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Popular Music
13.  Popular Music by Mikael Niemi
Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Hash
14.  Hash by Torgny Lindgren
The list author says:
  "The saddest book in the world, but you're going to like it."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Sidetracked (Kurt Wallender Mystery)
15.  Sidetracked (Kurt Wallender Mystery) by Henning Mankell
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Aniara: Review of Time and Space
16.  Aniara: Review of Time and Space by Martinson
The list author says:
  "One long poem about being lost in space - you know it's so werid that you just have to check it out."
Used & New from: £131.26
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Burned Child Seeks the Fire: A Memoir
17.  Burned Child Seeks the Fire: A Memoir by Cordelia Edvardson
The list author says:
  "Edvardson survived the Nazi death camps to become one of Sweden's most respected journalists. Her memoir is as intelligent as it is warm-hearted."
Used & New from: £1.41
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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April Witch
18.  April Witch by Majgull Axelsson
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Battle That Shook Europe: Poltava and the Birth of the Russian Empire
19.  The Battle That Shook Europe: Poltava and the Birth of the Russian Empire by Peter Englund
The list author says:
  "Not fiction, but a vividly told history all the same"
Used & New from: £3.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Half-Finished Heaven, The: The Best Poems of Tomas Transtromer
20.  Half-Finished Heaven, The: The Best Poems of Tomas Transtromer by Tomas Transtromer
£10.99   Used & New from: £4.29
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Best Intentions
21.  Best Intentions by Ingmar Bergman
Used & New from: £1.77

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The games of night
22.  The games of night by Stig Dagerman
Used & New from: £34.95

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Missing
23.  Missing by Karin Alvtegen
Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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