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Johanne Hildebrandt


Sweden (b.1964)

Johanne Hildebrandt is an award-winning war correspondent and author. Her breakthrough came with the bestselling trilogy Sagan om Valhalla (The Story of Valhalla) and her horror novel, Fördömd (The Condemned). In 2002, she was awarded the prestigious journalist award Guldspaden (“the Golden Shovel”) for her book Blackout, which describes her ten years as a Bosnian War correspondent. She was also nominated for the Grand Journalist Prize following her accounts of the war in Iraq. In 2012, she was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences and is the first woman admitted to the academy, which was founded in 1796. The Unbroken Line of the Moon is her first novel translated into English.
 
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