Whatever happened to Oskar and Eli? And what became of the beleaguered families in Handling the Undead? Find out in Let the Old Dreams Die. In other tales from this collection, a woman finds a dead body and decides to keep it for herself, a customs officer has a mysterious gift that enables her to see what others hide, and a man believes he knows how to deceive death. These are the stories of John Ajvide Lindqvist's rich imagination. They are about love and death, and what we do when the two collide and the monsters emerge.
John Ajvide Lindqvist is a Swedish author, born in 1968, who grew up in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm. He came in second in the Nordic card trick championship, before working as a stand-up comedian for twelve years. He is the author of four novels published by Quercus: Let the Right One In, Handling the Undead, Harbour and Little Star. Marlaine Delargy works as a translator and adult learning support tutor. She has translated novels by sa Larsson and Johan Theorin, and serves on the editorial board of the Swedish Book Review. She lives in Shropshire, England.
Border. Village on the hill. Equinox. Can't see it! It doesn't exist! Substitute. Eternal / love. Let the old dreams die. To hold you while the music plays. Majken. Paper walls. The final processing. Afterword to the Swedish edition of 'Let the Old Dreams Die'. Afterword.
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