'In the same way as there's a partner for every person, there's a place. All you have to do is find the one that's yours among the billions that belong to someone else, you have to be awake, you have to choose.' With this conviction in mind, acclaimed Swedish writer Bodil Malmsten abandons her native country at the age of fifty-five and settles in Brittany. At the heart of this memoir is the conviction that the happiness to be found in Finistere will not allow itself to be, cannot be, expressed in...
Liselotte Watkins: Theyre all people to me. I work out their whole story where they live, if they have a boyfriend, their bank balances and their style. Thats why one girl might have only the jacket of a Victor & Rolf suit she lost her job the week before so she cant afford the rest of it. (Vogue UK, 2003)
Boo Hoo: A dot.com Story from Concept to Catastrophe by Ernst Malmsten
Quick Overview Presents an account of how two childhood friends persuaded some of the world's savviest investors and fashion houses to fund a sports and designer clothing company to the tune of $100m. This work tells of endless rounds of raising finance, glamorous parties, staff clashes and bitter sparring with the press.