Sara B. Elfgren began her career in the film industry as a
screenwriter. As a script doctor, she has been involved in several
Swedish film and television productions. She has a degree in Film
Studies. "The Circle" is her debut novel.
Mats Strandberg is an award-winning novelist and journalist. He is a regular columnist for Sweden s biggest evening newspaper and has been named Columnist of the Year by Sweden s Newspapers and Magazines organization. He has published three previous novels, with rights sold in numerous countries."
"What a stunning novel. Raw, real, smart, very thrilling and very,
very wicked. "The Circle" is "Twilight" by way of "The Girl With
the Dragon Tattoo."" Lev Grossman, bestselling author of "The
""The Circle" is a story about group dynamics, identity, and finding one s place in the world. Like all great books, it s about how people handle the difficult task of becoming human beings, together with other human beings." John Ajvide Lindqvist, bestselling author of "Let the Right One In"
"The Circle" ensnares you from the start, with all the epic mayhem and darkness of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and with teen characters as rich and nuanced as any reader could hope for. It s an utterly convincing world, and a resonant one, and we find ourselves wanting to follow its heroes anywhere. Megan Abbott, bestselling author of "Dare Me" and "The End of Everything"
A beautiful, frightening, empowering novel reminiscent of the best of Scott Westerfeld or Anne Rice, "The Circle" puts its mismatched heroines--and readers--at the center of an ancient conspiracy of magic as terrifying as it is realistic. Enthralling from start to finish. Elizabeth Hand, bestselling author of "Available Dark" and "Walking the Moon"
Rightly destined to be the next cult read. "The Telegraph"
["The Circle"] reads like the "The Demon Headmaster" set in a Swedish "Twin Peaks" with a nod to Stieg Larsson. "The Observer""