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Alexander Ahndoril

  • Swedish novelist
  • Born January 20, 1967

Alexander Ahndoril was born 20 January 1967 in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm. Alexander made his literary debut at the age of 22 with the love story Den äkta kvinnan (The True Woman, 1989). He has since authored nine novels, screenplays, radio scripts and stage plays.Among the works that have gathered most attention is Regissören (The Director, 2006) a novel about Ingmar Bergman. Regissören was nominated for several awards, including the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and has been translated into 11 languages.


We do not even see the sun for several months in the north of Sweden.




I think one thing with Sweden is that in some way the Swedish society is a very good society, almost perfect on the surface. That is something that makes the writers forced to see what is underneath the surface, because it's always something underneath the surface, of course.




Writing a book is not a crime.




We have three daughters, our own. And, of course, there's nothing more frightening than something bad happening to them. And also, the thought of our children turning bad in some ways is another frightening thought.



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