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Within the realm of fiction, it is always tempting to set one’s stories in a dystopian future, where all our misgivings about state power can…
While at Oxford in 1999, I met Jonathan Fortier, who is a Montreal-born Canadian. Despite the challenges of a transatlantic relationship, we remained keen on…
I was in Siena and decided I wanted to write a story set there. Then I discovered that the original story of Romeo and Juliet…
I’m from Europe, and I was very aware that there are a lot of literature snobs – especially in Europe. As soon as something becomes…
I absolutely believe the past had its share of warrior women who fought like men. Whether some of these were the actual Amazons from Greek…
Ever since childhood, I’ve been interested in history and myth. Not just the facts and figures of the past, but everything that contributes to shape…
A novel is, hopefully, the starting point of a conversation, one in which the author engages readers and asks that they see things from a…
Verona is a very beautiful city, but Siena just never ceases to fascinate me.
In many ways, a degree in the history of ideas is the ideal training for an aspiring writer.
I think Shakespeare is everybody’s treasure.
Even as I pursued a doctorate in the history of ideas in my native Denmark, I realized I had neither the encyclopedic training nor the…
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