The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden

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The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden

by Jonas Jonasson; trans. Rachel Willson-Broyles (HarperCollins, 2014); audiobook read by Peter Kenny (Clipper Audio, 2014)

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Jonasson writes in a facetious style. This at first seems a gimmick to evoke humour where none is inherent, but then gains traction—the social/political satire building from trickle to epic groundswell—the book’s title becoming truly, bizarrely funny in its enactment.

 

 

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