The Couples Trip
Ulf Kvensler (b. 1968), has got a long and successful career as a screenwriter, director and showrunner behind him. He started out as a comedian but has in recent years written drama, horror and thriller. He is both creator and main author of numerous hit series including The Restaurant, Solsidan, Molanders and Om Stig Petrés hemlighet. Sarek is his much anticipated debut.
|The Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award (Best Debut) Sweden – Sarek The Couples Trip||2022|
|Shortlisted for the Crimetime Award (Crime Debut of the Year) Sweden – Sarek The Couples Trip||2022|
|Shortlisted for Book of the Year Award Sweden – Sarek The Couples Trip||2022|
Ulf Kvensler is the winner of the 2022 Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award for ‘Best Debut’. His fast-paced and relentless debut novel The Couples Trip is lauded by the Academy’s jury, who gives the following motivation:
“A claustrophobic chamber play of infinite nature, ever winding towards the inevitable disaster.”
Ulf Kvensler’s gripping debut novel, The Couples Trip, is shortlisted for The Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award 2022 for ‘Best Debut’.
The winning novel will be announced during the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Fall Meeting in Eskilstuna, November 20.
Ulf Kvensler’s Sarek features on the official list for fiction in Sweden for the third consecutive week, claiming the No. 4 spot.
Ulf Kvensler’s Sarek features on the official list for fiction in Sweden for the second concutive week, climbing to the No. 3 spot.
Ulf Kvensler’s Sarek features at No. 4 on the official list for fiction in Sweden this week.
Sara Osman’s brilliant debut Everything We Didn’t Say and Ulf Kvensler’s highly anticipated psychological thriller Sarek has been shortlisted for Bonnier’s Book Clubs’ Book of the Year Award 2022. Bonnier’s Book Clubs is the home of five Swedish book clubs, including the biggest one in Sweden. The winning book and author will be announced in October.
To see the list of the nominees and vote for your favorite, click “Read more” below.
Three friends have since long enjoyed an annual tradition of hiking in the far north of Sweden. Anna and Henrik have a hard time saying no when Milena wants her boyfriend Jacob to tag along this year. Anna is overwhelmed by the notion that she recognizes him from somewhere, but can’t quite seem to place him. The hike soon turns into a nightmare when it emerges that bringing Jacob was a fateful decision that will change their lives forever.