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Amanda Svensson is an author, a cultural journalist and a translator. She made her debut in 2008, and her novels have been shortlisted for and awarded numerous prestigious prizes. A System so Magnificent it is Blinding (2019), Svensson’s latest novel, was awarded the Per Olov Enquist Literary Prize and Svenska Dagbladet’s Literature Prize. It was also shortlisted for Tidningen Vi’s Literature Prize and longlisted for the International Man Booker Prize.

The Telegraph of the Soul is her fifth novel.

A System so Magnificent it is Blinding
Ett system så magnifikt att det bländar
All Those Things I Said to You Were True
Allt det där jag sa till dig var sant