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My Brother and His Brother
By Håkan Lindquist
"My Brother and His Brother" tells the story of 18 year-old Jonas, who throughout his teenage years has been trying to find out about Paul, the brother who died before he was born. Eventually, Jonas discovers that Paul had an intense love affair with another boy during the last year of his life. His search for truth is related like a mystery where there are loose ends, clues and cliff hangers. A love story that continues. Håkan Lindquist’s debut novel received critical acclaim when it first appeared in Sweden in 1993. It won the Prix Littéraire Bordelaise de Lunetterie when it was published in French in 2002. "My Brother and His Brother" has been translated into twelve languages.
About the Author
Håkan Lindquist was born in Oskarshamn, a small harbor town on the southeast coast of Sweden; it is the setting for his debut novel, the critically acclaimed "My Brother and His Brother". The Book received a literary award - Prix Littéraire de la Bordelaise de Lunetterie - in 2002, when it was first published in France. Lindquist has written five novels, several short stories and one opera libretto. His novels and short stories have been translated and published in several European countries.