Lewi's Journey

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Overlook Duckworht, 2005 - Fiction - 464 pages
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Lewi Pethrus, a humble preacher and unsuccessful writer, and Sven Lidman, a bohemian poet haunted by his failed marriage, lead the Swedish Pentecostal movement from a crumbling renegade congregation to the third largest religious community in Christendom but become bitter enemies during World War II. By the author of The Royal Physician's Visit. 15,000 first printing.

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Enquist, one of Sweden's most acclaimed writers, follows up his New York Times Notable Book selection, The Royal Physician's Visit , with this multilayered story within a story based on historical ... Read full review


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Enquist's writing is characterized by political consciousness and an interest in the past as it affects or reflects the present. During the politicized 1960s, Enquist was a principle practitioner of documentarism. He is both an important playwright and a novelist.

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