Thank you John for your season's greetings, and I wish you and your family the very best this season, and the for the future as well
I absolutely love the Let The Right One In film, I think Tomas did an excellent job in bringing your story to the screen. But I must admit, I prefer your book quite a bit more. It is so much more challenging than the film. Who would have thought that anyone could feel such sorrow and sympathy for a paedophile? Well you managed to make me empathise with Håkan, and that is a testament to the honesty with which you write.
I have also read Handling The Undead. And I was expecting a sort of horroresque tale of death at the hands of zombies, but you did it again. You managed to find a completely unexplored (as far as I'm aware) side of the undead scenario, and you wrote a wonderfully emotive tale of the ramifications of having ones relatives come back from the dead, well, almost
come back from the dead
Next on my list of books to read is Harbour, but I'm leaving it a while so that it isn't over too quickly. I also have 'Little Star', and that will help me wait for the English translation of 'Låt De Gamla Drömmarna Dö'. We have to wait until the end of 2012 to read more about our favourite vampire, but I'm sure it will be worth it
(but it's killing me)
Anyway, I've been fawning all over you for too long now, I'm sure it must still feel a bit weird for you huh?
It's great that you have new books and other projects going on, and I wish you all the best with those.
PS. You need to get Tomas on a retainer for all of your book-to-film adaptations
"For a few seconds Oskar saw through Eli’s eyes. And what he saw was … himself. Only much better, more handsome, stronger than what he thought of himself. Seen with love."