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Carl-Henning Wijkmark

The Hunters of Karinhall

“This is a story inspired by Rabelais’ excesses, Huysmann’s decadence and Marquis de Sade’s perversions and which probably got the Swedish people to choke on their coffee in unison when it came out in 1972.
Personally, I have to applaud Carl-Henning Wijkmark’s rare courage. Not much has changed in the four decades since his debut. Even today The Hunters at Karinhall is one of the funniest novels written in the Swedish language.” Gabriella Håkansson, Dagens Nyheter July 2013

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Carl-Henning Wijkmark was born in Stockholm in 1934. After university studies in Sweden and abroad, he worked as a journalist and literary critic, as a translator and teacher at the University of Stockholm. He has been a full-time writer for more than twenty-five years and has published novels, essays, as well as plays, many of…

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“This is a story inspired by Rabelais’ excesses, Huysmann’s decadence and Marquis de Sade’s perversions and which probably got the Swedish people to choke on their coffee in unison when it came out in 1972.
Personally, I have to applaud Carl-Henning Wijkmark’s rare courage. Not much has changed in the four decades since his debut. Even today The Hunters at Karinhall is one of the funniest novels written in the Swedish language.” Gabriella Håkansson, Dagens Nyheter July 2013

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