The Other Woman (Paperback)

By Therese Bohman, Marlaine Delargy (Translator)

Other Press (NY), 9781590517437, 208pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2016



From the author of Drowned, a passionate psychological drama where questions of power and sexuality are brought to a head.
She works at Norrkoping Hospital, at the very bottom of the hierarchy: in the cafeteria, below the doctors, the nurses, and the nursing assistants. But she dreams of one day becoming a writer, of moving away and reinventing herself.
Carl Malmberg, an older, married doctor at the hospital, catches her eye. She begins an intense affair with him, though struggling with the knowledge that he may never be hers. At the same time, she realizes that their attraction to each other is governed by their differences in social status. As her doubts increase, the revelation of a secret no one could have predicted forces her to take her own destiny in hand.

About the Author

Therese Bohman is a columnist for Expressen and Tidningen Vi, writing about literature, art, culture, and fashion. Her debut novel Drowned was published by Other Press in 2012. She lives in Sweden. Marlaine Delargy has translated novels by Asa Larsson and Johan Theorin, as well as The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist (Other Press), and serves on the editorial board of the Swedish Book Review. She lives in England.