Inger Edelfeldt

Inger Edelfeldt was born in 1956 and since her debut with Duktig pojke (1977) she has published a long row of novels, collections of short-stories, books for young adults, strip-cartoon books and poetry. She has built up a large readership and has won several literary prizes with such works as Den täta elden, Kamalas bok, Den förunderliga kameleonten and Det hemliga namnet.

List of Publications – Selected Titles

 
Hustru/Wife 1978 
Kärlekens kirurgi/Surgery of Love 1981 
I fiskens mage/In the Belly of the Whale (short stories) 1984 
Breven till nattens drottning/Letters to the Queen of Night 1985 
Kamalas bok/Kamala's Book 1986 
Den täta elden/Dense Fire 1987 
Rit/Rite 1991 
Den förunderliga kameleonten/The Uncanny Chameleon 1995 
Betraktandet av hundar/Watching Dogs 1997 
Salt/Salt 1999 
Det hemliga namnet/The Secret Name 1999 
Riktig kärlek/True Love 2001 
Svarta lådan/The Black Box 2004 
Finns det liv på Mars?/Is There Life on Mars? Books for Children and Young Adult Readers 
Duktig pojke/Clever Boy 1977 
Missne och Robin/Missne and Robin 1980 
Juliane och jag/Juliane and I 1982
 

Awards 

 
Deutscher Jugendbuch Preis (Breven till nattens drottning) 
Swedish Prize for the Promotion of Literature (Missne och Robin) 
ABF's Literature Prize Svenska Dagbladet's Literature Prize (Rit) 
1995 The Göteborgs-Postens Cultural Award (Den förunderliga kameleonten)
1995 The Nils Holgersson Plaquette 
1996 The Doblougska Prize by The Swedish Academy 
1996 The Ivar Lo Prize 
1996 Karl Vennberg's Prize (Den förunderliga kameleonten) 
1999 Shortlisted for The August Prize (Det hemliga namnet)


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