Swedish author, born and raised in a nonconformist environment in Hjoggböle, Bureå, Västerbotten. His father died early on and Per Olov Enquist, the only child, mainly grew up with his mother, a very religious elementary-school teacher. Enquist later pursued university studies in Uppsala and obtained a Master of Arts degree in 1960. He next worked as a literary critic for Upsala Nya Tidning (1961-1963), Svenska Dagbladet (1963-1966) and later for Expressen. In the 80’s, he lived for long periods in Denmark (Copenhagen), but now he lives in Vaxholm.
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