Thella Johnson (b. 1979) is a journalist and was previously Swedish Radio’s correspondent in Helsinki. She has been praised for her radio documentaries about the Troubles, the civil war in Sierra Leone and the conditions for workers in China’s quarries and jewellery factories. She is also a musician and together with her husband she runs an independent record label.
Johnson was raised in Stockholm by a Finnish mother and a Swedish father. Peace is her first novel.
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