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Strindberg's Star

Strindberg's Star
RRP: £12.99 Published by: Corvus
Size(mm): 234 x 156 Published: 01 Jun 2012
Pages: 464 ISBN: 9781848879874
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Taklamakan desert, 1895
A new Pompeii has come to light and, with it, two remarkable artefacts, found in a hidden burial chamber. A metal ankh and star - covered in strange inscriptions, feather-light and cool to the touch.

Svalbard, 1897
On the skerried islands of Svalbard, a hydrogen balloon is readied for a polar voyage. Publicly, it is a patriotic attempt to put Sweden in the lead of the race to the North Pole. Privately, the three men on board have another objective. But S. A Andree, Knut Frkel and Nils Strindberg will never be seen alive again.

Falun, Sweden, 2011
260 meters under the earth, in a long-flooded mineshaft, a diver's torchbeam plays over a mouldering corpse with a fist-sized hole in its forehead. Skeletal fingers clutch a metal amulet. It is the key to the annals of a secret history so deeply buried that the few who knew of it though it lost forever. Until now...

About the author

JAN WALLENTIN is a journalist based in Stockholm, Sweden. Strindberg's Star is his first novel.

Strindberg's Star

Strindberg's Star
RRP: £7.99 Published by: Corvus
Size(mm): 198 x 129 Published: 04 Jul 2013
Pages: 464 ISBN: 9781848879898
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China, 1895
In the shifting sands of the Taklimakan Desert, a new Pompeii has come to light and, with it, two remarkable artefacts - a metal ankh and star, covered in strange inscriptions.

The Arctic, 1897
A hydrogen balloon is readied for a polar voyage. Publicly, it is a patriotic attempt to put Sweden in the lead of the race to the North Pole. Privately, the three men on board are committed to another, much more dangerous mission...

Sweden, 2011
260 meters under the earth, in a long-flooded mineshaft, a diver's torchbeam plays over a corpse with a fist-sized hole in its forehead. Skeletal fingers clutch a metal amulet. It is the key to the annals of a secret history so deeply buried that the few who knew of it thought it lost forever. Until now...

About the author

Jan Wallentin is a journalist based in Stockholm, Sweden. Strindberg's Star is his first novel.

Strindberg's Star

Strindberg's Star
RRP: £2.99 Published by: Corvus
Size(mm): Other Published: 01 Jun 2012
Pages: ISBN: 9780857896803
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China, 1895
In the shifting sands of the Taklimakan Desert, a new Pompeii has come to light and, with it, two remarkable artefacts - a metal ankh and star, covered in strange inscriptions.

The Arctic, 1897
A hydrogen balloon is readied for a polar voyage. Publicly, it is a patriotic attempt to put Sweden in the lead of the race to the North Pole. Privately, the three men on board are committed to another, much more dangerous mission...

Sweden, 2011
260 meters under the earth, in a long-flooded mineshaft, a diver's torchbeam plays over a corpse with a fist-sized hole in its forehead. Skeletal fingers clutch a metal amulet. It is the key to the annals of a secret history so deeply buried that the few who knew of it thought it lost forever. Until now...

About the author

Jan Wallentin is a journalist based in Stockholm, Sweden. Strindberg's Star is his first novel.