"the world of literature remember Sven Lindqvist, who died on Tuesday after a period of illness, the 87-year-old."
"For Per Wästberg, author and member of the Swedish Academy, was Sven Lindqvist both a dear colleague and friend."
"– We followed each other's writings very carefully. He sent me his books in manuscript before they were printed. I thought always that they were so perfected, so I had nothing to say. He, however, thought often that I should shorten my books with a quarter or so – he was very sharp, " he says to TT."
"Sven Lindqvist mastered the particular as Per Wästberg call"
"– He is perhaps best known in recent years for the "
"For the author and critic Stefan Jonsson was Sven Lindqvist for something new and great."
"– Sven grew up in a time when the young intellectuals was reared and trained in a spirit of taking responsibility for the reconstruction of the world. It was a twin and there was a concrete contribution to make, it gave a self-confidence but also a claim, he says to TT."
"so was Sven lindqvist's work is constantly in dialogue with time, according to Daniel Sandström, literary manager at Bonnier."
"Lisbeth Larsson, professor emerita in the history of literature, remember a writer who put literature in the public service."
" He has already been missing a long time – his educational and often a little fault finding tone of voice. He was a great apostle of enlightenment – he believed in reason, " she says to TT."
"In the honest reflections of their own love life reveal he is the male desire, but also the interaction with the mistresses and the woman who was to become his first wife, in the books called" Ci."
"– The books were very strong when they came, when he opened the door to the private all of a sudden, from having been a socially critical writer, " says Lisbeth Larsson."