Books by Carl-Johan Vallgren

THE BOY IN THE SHADOWS by Carl-Johan Vallgren
Released: July 5, 2016

"Vallgren, whose previous English-language release, The Merman (2015), is an exercise in magic realism, makes a strong entry into crime fiction."
The never-solved abduction of a 7-year-old boy 40 years ago is at the heart of this tale of murder and betrayal by well-regarded Swedish novelist Vallgren. Read full book review >
THE MERMAN by Carl-Johan Vallgren
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"A grim and moving contemporary fairy tale."
A Swedish teenager tries to protect a merman from their violent surroundings. Read full book review >
Released: April 4, 2006

"A truly fantastic tale of a heartbreaking saint."
Pitiably misshapen, a mind-reading midget struggles toward transcendent beauty in this lacerating yet lyrical fable set in the bordellos, monasteries and asylums of 19th-century Europe. Read full book review >