Category Archives: Sweden

FT review of Fishing in Utopia

Another gratifying review, from the Financial Times, where Hugh Carnegy, the executive editor, likes Fishing in Utopia,a lot, though he thinks, god knows why, that I am “a melancholy soul”. It is the window on Sweden that gives this book … Continue reading

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Another really good review

John Carey reviews Fishing in Utopia,in the Sunday Times: thoughtful and illuminating, with a kindly quote towards the end: Fishing in Utopia is a lament for a lost Eden. But it is more than that. Essentially it is a story … Continue reading

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Publicity

I didn’t do this. And I am opposed to self-linking. But it’s very funny. See what the FWB has made!

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Death and Badminton

A while ago, Felix told me about a parody he had once seen of The Seventh Seal, in which Death appears on a very windy seafront, and when he announces himself the Knight thinks for a second and challenges him … Continue reading

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I forgot to mention

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Travel notes

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The artist stands ready to serve his community

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Ecstatic blurb

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Dumb as all the rocks you’d need to stone a harlot

I have just watched a documentary about Swedish jihadis, Det Svider i Hjärtat, which has not, so far as I know, been discussed in England, though it has been shown at the Barbican, something I only found out while posting. … Continue reading

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Swedish creativity

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