Author(s): Therese Bohman
An astute novel that follows the life of an art history professor at Stockholm University as she navigates the academic world, with its undercurrents of eroticism, competition, deceit, and fear. a In her forties, childless, and living alone, Karolina Andersson feels adrift after the breakup of a long relationship. She finds fulfillment in her work, and when she starts advising a new postgraduate student, she is struck by his confidence. He claims to have discovered new materials from a female artist working around 1900 that could change the history of Swedish visual arts. Karolina soon finds herself embroiled in a complex game with both emotional and professional consequences. a Eventide is a perceptive novel of ideas about love, art, and solitude in our time, and the distorted standards to which women are held in their relationships and careers.
Therese Bohman is an editor of the magazine Axess and a columnist for Expressen, writing about literature, art, culture, and fashion. Her debut novel, Drowned, was published by Other Press in 2012, followed by The Other Woman in 2016. She lives in Sweden.