Hemsöborna by August Strindberg

The People of Hemsö (Swedish: Hemsöborna) is an 1887 novel by August Strindberg about the life of people of the island Hemsö in the Stockholm archipelago. Hemsö is a fictional island, but it is based on Kymmendö where Strindberg had spent time in his youth. Strindberg wrote the book to combat his homesickness while living abroad in Germany and France.

The 683rd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)
  2. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Hemsöborna: Skärgårdsberättelse (Swedish Edition) Kindle Edition 931747 $4.99 2014
Hemsoborna: Skargardsberattelse Hardcover 6776956 $25.00 1965
Hemsoborna Paperback 14240130 $12.00
Hemsöborna (Swedish Edition) Paperback 7603904 $11.60 $18.95 2010
Hemsöborna (Swedish Edition) Paperback 20488265 $25.75 2014