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Agneta Pleijel is one of Sweden’s most cherished authors. Since her debut in 1970, she has been active both as a novelist, poet and playwright. Pleijel’s books have been translated into a number of languages and she has been awarded several prestigious literary prizes.

Her latest books are the bestselling and critically acclaimed A Fortune Foretold and The Scent of a Man – both based on her own life.