Queen Christina charms and manipulates

Swedish UNT Newspaper praise the novel The Female King by Kristina Sjögren. Why are historical novels so popular? Perhaps – I have sometimes thought – because we perceive the past as more vital than the present. Vitally – extraordinarily vital – is in any case the Swedish 1600s that Kristina Sjögren allows us to meet […]

The female king

Finally it is soon here, the new novel by author Kristina Sjögren, The female king. The year is 1632 and Sweden had its first female king in modern times. In this novel, we follow Christina’s journey to power – and her struggle for freedom. At the age of twenty eight, Christina abdicates and flees Sweden […]