was published by Natur och Kultur and then re-issued in pocket version by Månadens Bok, the main pocketbook publisher in Sweden, as their Book-of-the-Month-selection, which guarantees large print-runs.

“Speechless” is a contemporary novel on the disintegration of families as I found it at my return to Sweden after 18 years in Israel. It was the first Swedish novel taking a cold, hard look at the negative feelings step-parents can have for stepchildren. It is also a stock-taking of the dreams and ideals of the post ‘68 generation. The language is extremely modern, a kind of experimental on line Swedish. The book received wide attention.