Carl-Johan Vallgren

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Carl-Johan Vallgren
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Born (1964-07-26) 26 July 1964 (age 56)
Linköping
Occupationnovelist
Notable worksThe Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot

Carl-Johan Emanuel Vallgren (born 26 July 1964, in Linköping) is a Swedish author, singer and musician. He won the August Prize in 2002 for the novel The Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Vallgren is of Finnish descent through his mother who was sent to Sweden as a Finnish war child during World War II.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Nomaderna (1987)
  • Längta bort (1988)
  • Fågelkvinnan (1990)
  • Berättelser om sömn och vaka (1994)
  • Dokument rörande spelaren Rubashov (1996)
  • För herr Bachmanns broschyr (1998)
  • Berlin på 8 kapitel (1999)
  • The Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot (2002)
  • Kunzelmann och Kunzelmann (2009)
  • Havsmannen (2012)
  • Sviven, Eng: The Tunnel
  • Skuggpojken, (2014) Eng: The Boy in the Shadows (2015)
  • The Merman (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.augustpriset.se/augustpriset-genom-aren?field_vinnare_nominerad=9&field_f_rlag=All&field_man_kvinna=All&field_rtal=All&field_f_rfattares_f_delse_r=All&field_kategori=2&search_api_views_fulltext=
  2. ^ "August-palkittu menestyskirjailija Carl-Johan Vallgren suunnittelee kirjaa sotalapsiäitinsä elämästä" (in Finnish). Sveriges Radio. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2019. Carl Johan Vallgrenin äiti lähetettiin kolmivuotiaana sotalapseksi Ruotsiin jatkosodalta suojaan.