The Last Letter Home
|Original title||'Sista brevet till Sverige'|
|Publisher||Bonniers (Swedish edition)|
Published in English
|Pages||311 pp (Swedish edition)|
|LC Class||PT9875.M5 S513 1995|
|Preceded by||The Settlers|
The Last Letter Home (Swedish: Sista brevet till Sverige) is a novel by Vilhelm Moberg from 1959. It is the fourth and final part of the The Emigrants series, the shortest book of the four, with a faster pace.
This novel tells about Karl-Oskar and Kristina in their late life and eventual death. The novel has a slightly more reflective perspective than the other three, and it follows events such as The American Civil War and the Sioux Outbreak of 1862 through the perspective of the settlers.
Film, TV or theatrical adaptions
- The New Land, a 1972 sequel to the first film, based on the last two novels.
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