Dark paradise 2009, Dalkey Archive Press, USA

Dark Paradise USA

Translated by David McDuff


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Though much of Liksom's work is unsavoury, her prose is tersely lyrical, often caustically funny, and her message poignant.

Insight Books

Reading this collection by post-feminist, post-modernist, post-punk Rosa Liksom is like being spat at: unpleasant, but shockingly memorable . . . Short, sharp shocks for modern life.


Ever felt like sticking a knife in somebody? Rosa Liksom does it all the time. OK, only in prose, but tearless prose.