One-Minute Book Reviews: Memoir of a misfit misanthrope in the Far North

“The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven”
Nathaniel Ian Miller,  Little, Brown and Company, 2021

“A life,” says Miller’s fictional Stockholm Sven in the prologue to his memoir, “is substantially more curious, and mundane, than the reports would have it.”  
He speaks as somebody aware that “Stockholm Sven” has become a myth: a misfit, a misanthrope, the victim of a mining accident, a superb, solitary hunter in “the farthest North.” He is writing, he implies, to set the record straight.

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