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The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven

by Nathaniel Ian MIller

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian MIller X
The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian MIller
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    Oct 2021, 336 pages

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The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven chronicles the experiences of an introverted young man over decades as he seeks to find a place he can call his own in the isolated harshness of the Arctic.

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller opens with a brief prologue narrated in the voice of the protagonist, Sven. His prose is unassumingly candid, and his dry, disclaimer-like tone does little in the way of arousing anticipation for a grand adventure. What he draws upon instead is the reader's curiosity. For even a character as modest as Sven would realize that the casual mention of a certain colorful pejorative within the second sentence, involving a predilection for innocent sea mammals and deviant sex acts, is bound to give rise to the question of just how a man who claims to have lived so mundanely could earn so unflattering a nickname. Herein lies the reader's introduction to the book's understated charm: It is the story of an ordinary human whose unorthodox lifestyle achieves its own legendary notoriety over time. Through the veneer of the commonplace, the reader ...

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