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Fredrik Backman

Mariella Frostrup talks to best-selling Swedish author Fredrik Backman about his new novel, The Scandal.

Fredrik Backman is an internationally bestselling author whose A Man Called Ove has sold more than 3 million copies. His new novel, The Scandal, is set in an isolated Swedish town where the future is looking bright, until one brutal act threatens that future prosperity. Fredrik Backman talks to Mariella Frostrup.

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28 minutes


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    Duration: 09:14

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Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Fredrik Backman
Producer Kirsten Locke


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