Eyvind Johnson — Swedish Author born on July 29, 1900, died on August 25, 1976

Eyvind Johnson was a Swedish writer and author. He became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1957 and shared the Nobel Prize in Literature with Harry Martinson in 1974 with the citation: for a narrative art, far-seeing in lands and ages, in the service of freedom... (wikipedia)

And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one.
Many men of science and poets have in their own manner, by various ways and means, and aided by others, sought unceasingly to create a more tolerable world for everyone.
In the world of the present, in our time, we feel that suffering, anguish, the torments of body and soul, are greater than ever before in the history of mankind.
A writer's work often reflects what he or she has been exposed to in life; experiences which are the groundwork of a poem or a story.
A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed, generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable, while others are less so.

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