The day I began my studies in philosophy and other stories
The winner of many awards in Sweden, Margareta Ekstrom is a novelist, short story writer, and poet. This is her second collection to be published in English translation and includes stories previously published in Swedish as well as new, unpublished stories. One of Sweden's most versatile and original short story writers, Margareta Esktrom's work has been described by Susan Sontag as 'sensuous, beautifully felt, and truthful'. Joyce Carol Oates calls her 'a unique, highly original voice -- there is no one quite like her writing in English.'
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