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Alex contains articles about 5827 authors. 946 of these are translated into English. has been a main database resource in Swedish schools and libraries for 20 years.




Alex Dictionary of Authors

The Alex Dictionary of Authors contains information about fiction authors from around the world

The dictionary contains all kinds of fiction authors, including classical writers, Nobel Prize winners, contemporary popular writers, children's book writers etc.


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Martinson, Moa
1890 - 1964

Swedish author, born in Vårdnäs in Östergötland as the daughter of an unmarried textile worker. Her real name was Helga Maria Swartz. She grew up in a farm laborer environment, her stepfather being a farm laborer on the farms around Norrköping. Her schooling only included elementary school and it wa...

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