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Articles tagged "Tomas Transtromer"

The Last Visit: Tomas Tranströmer in December 2013

In Stockholm's old town, the alleys are so packed with snow that you have to climb down to enter stores. The bridge railings seem to be dwarfed, and the black waters of the Baltic Sea, which spill into the city, shine oily and cold. It's December and all festivities are sequestered behind brightly lit windows. At three o'clock in the afternoon it is already dark. Initially I wanted to walk over to Tomas Tranströmer's house, so that the joy of seeing him after so many...

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