The Love Story of the Century
Märta Tikkanen, Stina Katchadourian
• Author’s book Manrape was made into a film directed by Jörn Donner, and established Tikkanen as a central figure in Nordic women’s literature. • The Love Story of the Century is Märta Tikkanen’s most internationally well-known work, and has been translated into 19 languages & has been a bestseller in Sweden, Germany, Finland, and Poland. • It was also adapted for theatre in Germany, and enjoyed a successful run, showing in over 50 theatres. • Her work is very timely, and deals with gender roles and women’s liberation and the struggle for self-actualization • Will appeal to poetry fans and fans of feminist literature.