Title Profile & Character Information

The Shadow Girls

Annotation
A poet of middling acclaim who is saddled by his underwhelming book sales, an exasperated girlfriend, a demanding mother, and a rapidly fading tan starts an unlikely writing group that requires more of him than he first imagined in this humorous and heartbreaking work.

Characters
NameHumlin, Jesper
GenderMale
OccupationPoet
TraitSwedish

NameLeyla
GenderFemale
TraitsIranian
Immigrant

NameTanya
GenderFemale
TraitsRussian
Immigrant

NameTea-Bag
GenderFemale
TraitsAfrican
Immigrant

GenreFiction
Multicultural
Sociological
TopicsPoets
Editors
Teachers and students
Writing groups
Young women
Refugees
Cultural differences
Immigrants
Human trafficking
SettingSweden