In the prequel, Sentenced to run, we got to know Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment, who was sentenced to three years in prison.
Johan Dahlberg has soon served his sentence and needs to start thinking about his future. But how do you adjust to normal life outside the prison walls when you have been shut away from the world for 2 years?
When Johan is released, he does his utmost to balance work with an ambitious running regime. But will he be able to conjure up new exciting goals after having surpassed all expectations.
This sequel, Free to Run, is a novel about friendship, love and running and discusses some important questions.
How do you find new goals after you have exceeded all expectations?
How do you return to work and a social life after two years in prison?
How do you find and retain love after being released?
How do you combine all this if you also continue to run on elite level?
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"This sequel about the lead character Johan's life outside the prison walls gripped me from start to finish and I found it difficult to put it down. I really recommend this book both to runners and other readers." - Rune Larsson, runner, writer and public speaker
Fredrik Svanfeldt was born in Stockholm in 1963, just north of Stockholm.
He has an M.Sc. in Engineering Physics and his day job, when not writing or running, is a manager in the telecom industry.