Non-fiction
Documentary

Simen Ekern

I am the people. Marine le Pen and the rise of European populism
Folket, det er meg. Marine Le Pen

Simen Ekern is an outstanding nonfiction writer and journalist who has written several books on European politics. In this year’s book, he writes about the rise of the Front National in France, and its influence beyond France’s borders. Ekern provides a concise, comprehensive and captivating analysis of contemporary right wing populist movements today. Blending first hand observations and reporting, interviews with influential protagonists and historical insight, Ekern provides an original and thoroughly readable account of a phenomenon that shapes the contemporary political and cultural debate in many countries today.

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