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Gunnel Larsdotter’s New Book, “The Milky Way,” a Beautiful Poem of Two Lovers Who Are Torn Apart by Death and Must Find a Way to Cross the Cosmos to be Reunited

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Portland, ME, December 21, 2022 –(PR.com)– Fulton Books author Gunnel Larsdotter, who holds a deep interest in music and who had a popular radio show centered on classical music and jazz for thirteen years, has now completed her translation of “The Milky Way,” a beautiful new English translation of the beloved Swedish poem, “Vintergatan,” in which two lovers separated in death must find a way to build a bridge back to each other.

“Many years ago, while attending high school in Stockholm, Sweden, we read a poem that I simply fell in love with,” writes Larsdotter. “It was ‘Vintergatan’ (Winter Street) by Zacharias Topelius.

“Fast forward to 2010 when I happened upon my old book of poetry. I reread ‘Vintergatan’ and was just as charmed by it as before. Wishing I could share it with my husband, children, and friends who did not speak Swedish, I searched for its English translation. I found a few that were beautiful, yet to me,…

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