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Elisabeth Östnäs in jacket in front of red background

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from The Time of War

In her YA trilogy about the teenage Turid, Elisabeth Östnäs gives us a tale of a curious, kind and fiercely intelligent young woman who finds herself questioning elements of the society where her father is king.
Translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles.

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from 62 Days by Cilla Naumann

This novel for young adults by Cilla Naumann is set in Southern Sweden, in a coastal community that fills with city-dwellers every summer. This year it just rains and rains, until they greyness turns black...
Translated by Nicholas Smalley

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from Confused by Aino Trosell

This extract is the opening of an unsettling story from Aino Trosell’s collection of Krimineller (‘Criminelles’, or crime-fiction short stories). ‘Confused’ describes the fate of an undocumented migrant to Sweden.
Translated by Laurie Thompson