Welcome to the world of Karin Tidbeck, where everything is possible and nothing makes too much sense. This collection of unique short stories was so unexpected and satisfying I can do nothing but recommend it.
Karin Tidbeck is the visionary Swedish author of literary sci-fi, speculative fiction, and mind-bending fantasy. Even though Tidbeck claims she was not aware of it, her Swedish nature is very apparent in the stories. The presence of northern folklore was what made these short forms of fiction highly captivating.
Now let’s talk about the stories. Imagine that the world you live in doesn’t exist until you finish those few pages. In order to understand what are characters going through and what is happening to them you cannot compare their reality to your own. For few minutes you have to accept that this is a fiction based on even more fiction and you are just a…
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