His chief delight was to eat and sleep; and after that — he liked best to make mischief.
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
By Selma Lagerlöf (Translated by Velma Swanston Howard)
I didn’t expect my second review of a novel by a Nobel Laureate to arrive so soon after the first but … not only did author Selma Lagerlöf win a Nobel, she was the very first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, which she accomplished in 1909. Go, Lagerlöf!
That’s not an approving gaze I am getting from the author
so let’s just move on to the review.