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Sweden, the Perfect Society

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 February 2014

Journalist, Michael Booth's timely new book sees the author embark on a revealing and often humorous journey through all five of the Nordic countries to discover the secrets of their success.

Today, Sweden - a country held up as a beacon of perfection by the Western world and yet disliked by its neighbours.

Reader: Gunnar Cauthery
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

  • Music

    Clog Mazurka by Blekinge Spelmansförbund
    Colouring of Pigeons by The Knife
    Get Some by Lykke LiIn 
    The Hall of The Mountain King (Peer Gynt) by Edvard Grieg

Credits

Reader
Gunnar Cauthery
Producer
Gemma Jenkins
Abridger
Richard Hamilton
Author
Michael Booth

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