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Helena von Zweigbergk (b. 1959) is an author, journalist and film critic.
She started her literary career with the crime series about Ingrid Carlberg, a prison chaplain, and has since then written several bestselling novels revolving around contemporary family dramas.

In 2008 she made her literary breakthrough with the hugely successful and praised novel From the Mouth of the Volcano.
Her 2013 novel,The Heart Echoes, has sold approximately 150 000 copies in Sweden and is also her first book translated into English. Amazon has bought the rights to all languages, except Swedish.

Her most recent project is a work of non-fiction, The Thing About Belongings (2019), an investigation into our relationship with our stuff.


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