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On Sheep; Diary of a Swedish Shepherd by Axel Lindén


"A sensitive and entertaining meditation on the small wonders in our world."

When his father retires unexpectedly, literary graduate Axel Lindén curtails his doctoral studies to move to the fully-working farm he inherits. Once there he gets the responsibility of caring for a flock of sheep.

This diary is a record of his days in the field, recounting the joys and sorrows life in the Swedish rural countryside, the big events as well as the seemingly trivial.

Contemplative and transient, funny and haunting, this book is a mesmerising delight, as Lindén delves into the small wonders of our world as well as our place in the universe. And it's all because of the sheep...

155 pages
Black and white illustrations throughout

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