Put your Letters under the Mattress
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Translator from Swedish into Georgian: Lika Chapidze
The book consists of the correspondence between Astrid Lindgren and a young girl, Sara, which took place from 1971 until Astrid Lindgren’s death in 2002.
12-year-old Sara wrote a letter to Astrid Lindgren telling her about difficulties in life and everyday problems in growing up. Her letters captured Astrid Lindgren, and this was the beginning of 30 years of correspondence. All letters ended up in Astrid Lindgren’s private archives with the promise that she would never show or publish them because they were so private in nature. However, the letters were discovered by librarian Marit Törnqvist, who was in charge of the Astrid Lindgren collections at the National Library of Sweden.