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Drottningens Juvelsmycke Carl Jonas Love Almqvist

Drottningens Juvelsmycke

Carl Jonas Love Almqvist

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ISBN : 9781909669703
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342 pages
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Drottningens juvelsmycke is a classic Swedish novel by Carl Jonas Love Almquist. It was the first original historical novel to be written in Sweden, and it features one of Swedish literatures most enduringly popular characters, the intersexMoreDrottningens juvelsmycke is a classic Swedish novel by Carl Jonas Love Almquist. It was the first original historical novel to be written in Sweden, and it features one of Swedish literatures most enduringly popular characters, the intersex Tintomara. The novel is set in 1792 and weaves the story of the beautiful but sexless androgyne Tintomara around the assassination of King Gustav III of Sweden, commonly nicknamed The Theatre King, on the stage of Stockholms Royal Swedish Opera at a masked ball in 1792.