Books by Kerstin Ekman

THE SPRING by Kerstin Ekman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2002

This second volume (originally published in 1976) of Ekman's famous tetralogy (1974–83) about the coming of industrialism to late 19th-century Sweden focuses on the lives of three variously embattled women. Read full book review >
UNDER THE SNOW by Kerstin Ekman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 1998

"Irresistible: Save this one for a wintry night by the fireside."
 Another engrossing literary thriller from the eminent Swedish novelist whose books in English translation (Witches' Rings, p. 1549, etc.) seem to be the most warmly welcomed Scandinavian fiction since Peter Heg's Smilla's Sense of Snow. Read full book review >
WITCHES' RINGS by Kerstin Ekman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 1997

"It's wonderful stuff."
 An early (1974) novel, the first of a tetralogy, by the well- known Swedish author of Blackwater (1996) and other fiction not yet translated. Read full book review >
BLACKWATER by Kerstin Ekman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Not for the impatient or fainthearted: a dour study of murder as the logical outgrowth of simmering, all-consuming rage."
 Swedish writer Ekman, author of 17 novels, debuts in English with this prizewinning thriller: a literary crime story for readers who thought Peter Heg's Smilla's Sense of Snow was too upbeat. Read full book review >