John Ajvide Lindqvist's debut novel, Let the Right One In, was an instant bestseller in Sweden and was named Best Novel in Translation 2005 in Norway. The Swedish film adaptation, directed by Tomas Alfredsson, has won top honors at film festivals all over the globe, including Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. An American remake, Let Me In, written and directed by Cloverfield director Matt Reeves, was released in October 2010 to rave reviews.
Lindqvist grew up in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm and the setting for Let the Right One In. Wanting to become something awful and fantastic, he first became a conjurer, and then was a stand-up comedian for twelve years. He has also written for Swedish television. He lives in Sweden.
I've always loved this story, the movie and the book.
This is the second copy of this book I've purchased and one of the only books I've ever read again. Read more
Excellent English translation. Lindquist is one of my favorite Swedish authors.Published 19 days ago by Tom Gilman
Honest, I saw the movie before researching for the book. The book was a bit confusing though if you hate complex characters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jenny
I loved this book! It is very well written and I highly recommend it.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Watch the movie. This book was GRUESOME
and so upsetting.
I am so happy I got this book Let Me In. I love the movie, and the book fill in things that you didn't see and know about the charaters your watching and reading about. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fantasyman
This is seriously an incredible book. I actually cried to get it after seeing the movie and was blown away at how much detail was in the book about everything. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bre'A
I've had this book for about 5 years... I've read it at least 4 times. There are so many plot lines missing from both movies. If you're into this story line, read the book!! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carla