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John Ajvide Lindqvist

John Ajvide Lindqvist

John Ajvide Lindqvist is the author of Let the Right One In and Handling the Undead. Let The Right One In, his debut novel, was an instant bestseller in Sweden and was named Best Novel in Translation 2005 in Norway. The Swedish film adaptation, directed by Tomas Alfredsson, has won top honors at film festivals all over the globe, including Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. An American remake, Let Me In, written and directed by Cloverfield director Matt Reeves, was released in October 2010 to rave reviews. Lindqvist grew up in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm and the setting for Let the Right One In. Wanting to become something awful and fantastic, he first became a conjurer, and then was a stand-up comedian for twelve years. He has also written for Swedish television. He lives in Sweden.

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Let the Old Dreams Die

John Ajvide Lindqvist, translated by Ebba Segerberg

A classic short story collection from the writer called Sweden's Stephen King that continues the breathtaking story begun in the internationally acclaimed classic Let the Right One...

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Little Star

John Ajvide Lindqvist

“Establishes Lindqvist as Sweden’s Stephen King.”--The Washington Post on HarborJohn Ajvide Lindqvist has been crowned the heir apparent...

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Harbor

John Ajvide Lindqvist

John Ajvide Lindqvist has taken the horror world by storm. His first novel, Let the Right One In, has been made into critically acclaimed films in both Sweden...

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Handling the Undead

John Ajvide Lindqvist

"John Ajvide Lindqvist is a master philosopher of the horror genre." --Washington Post Book World Zombies and human clash in this horror novel by the author of the...

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