De Vandrande Djäknarne
Description De Vandrande Djäknarne
Viktor Rydberg (1828-1895) was one of Sweden's most important authors in the 19th century, between Almqvist and Strindberg. The novel De vandrande djäknarne constitutes the former half of volume III of fourteen in Skrifter av Viktor Rydberg ("collected works"), which appeared in the decades following the author's death.
The novel was first published in serial form in a daily newspaper in Sweden under the pseudonym “Agricola”, and tells about how two students, during a summer, wandering in the country, and about their pranks and their meetings with people, and how this summer changes their lives. (Summary by Runeberg.org and Lars Rolander)