By Stig Dagerman
Author note: Benjamin Mier-Cruz (Translation)
After the foreign luck of his selection of global warfare II newspaper articles, German Autumn—a e-book that solidified his prestige because the so much promising and interesting author in Sweden—Stig Dagerman used to be despatched to France with an task to provide extra during this journalistic sort. yet he couldn't write the much-awaited follow-up. in its place, he holed up in a small French village and in the summertime of 1948 created what will be his such a lot own, poignant, and surprising novel: A Burnt Child.
Set in a working-class local in Stockholm, the tale revolves round a tender guy named Bengt who falls into deep, inner most turmoil with the unforeseen loss of life of his mom. As he struggles to deal with her loss, his depression slowly transforms to rage whilst he discovers his father had a mistress.
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