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Bodil Malmsten

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Born in Jämtland in northern Sweden, Bodil Malmsten lived in Stockholm for 40 years before moving to Brittany in 2000. Having started out as a children's author, she turned to TV and radio, then to writing, translating and directing plays for TV and the stage, including work by Joe Orton. Her first book of poems, published in 1977, was followed by six further collections and two volumes of short stories. Malmsten is active as a journalist and public speaker, and is also the author of three prize-winning novels.

Books by Bodil Malmsten

The Price of Water in Finistère

At just the point when most sensible people are settling into the routines of middle age, a feisty, fiercely independent woman abandons her home for a new life in another country.

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