Popular Music

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Flamingo, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 368 pages
Growing up in a small town in the northernmost corner of Sweden can be hard for a boy, and Matti's adolescence is no exception. Wrap up warm and join the community of Pajala in a tale of weddings, sauna contests, the thrill of a first kiss - and of finally hearing the Beatles.

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Difficult to say whether I liked the book or not. There are some magnificient chapters with well-described situations and characters that I really enjoyed reading, and yet I found some parts of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - kakadoo202 - LibraryThing

i really wanted to love this book since I like Scandinavien books, but I could not connect to the characters. The writing style kept me going half why but then I just was not interested anymore. I might look up other books by him, but this story was just not for me. Read full review


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Mikael Niemi was born in 1959 and grew up in the town of Pajala in the northern part of Sweden, the town which provides the setting for ‘Popular Music’. He is an established Swedish children’s author, playwright and poet.

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