Ensam i världen

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Ensam i världen
Ensamivarlden.jpg
Author Margit Sandemo
Illustrator Allied Artists/Pivie
Language Swedish, Norwegian
Subject Thirty Years' War
Genre Romance, Historical novel
Publisher Boknöje AB
Publication date
1998
Media type Pocket book
Pages 284 pp
ISBN ISBN 91-7713-022-7
OCLC 186475797

Ensam i världen in Swedish and Ensom i verden in Norwegian (in English Alone in the World; this novel has not has been translated into English) is a novel by Norwegian-Swedish author Margit Sandemo. The novel is about Norway and the life of a homeless orphan girl called Kira in the maelstrom of the Thirty Years' War.

Kira is not her real name which she forgot after her mother died. As is typical of novels by Margit Sandemo, the life of Kira seems very desperate up to when she meets Johannes, the love of her life.

Content[edit]

THE FIRST PART: INFERNO

  1. Cold grimace of the war - 7
  2. A handsome nobleman - 13
  3. Homeless - 20
  4. The lion from Nordic countries - 26
  5. The current without return - 33
  6. "Master" - 40
  7. Guardian by the Rhen - 48
  8. Meeting in the night - 53
  9. Friendship - 61
  10. "Who are you, Kira?" - 70

THE SECOND PART: SKÅNE

  1. The pipe dream - 85
  2. The long homecoming - 95
  3. An old acquaintance - 104
  4. Frustrations - 115
  5. The fear in Wismar - 121
  6. The nightmare - 125
  7. Despair - 142
  8. A courier reaches - 147
  9. "Don't let her into the doors of house!" - 154
  10. Pro forma? - 163
  11. Night visit - 177
  12. Homecoming - 184
  13. The family - 193

THE THIRD PART: THE KEY

  1. The moon illuminates - 201
  2. The cheating key - 206
  3. Christmas - 211
  4. Unwaited help - 220
  5. A box - 229
  6. Conspirators - 237
  7. A letter - 242
  8. A guest - 252
  9. The other key - 261
  10. The unknown - 267
  11. About love and hate - 273
  12. A short epilogue - 281
  13. Sources - 285