At 9.15 on the morning of 11 June 2020, armed police wearing bulletproof vests raided my offices south of Stockholm and confiscated 1.5 tons of the third edition of my book, This is a Swedish Tiger.
Personally, I was in the bathroom at home doing what most normal people do late summer mornings in June. The staff of the offices I rent as a warehouse informed me of the bust via text message. Why the police showed up with bulletproof vests and visibly armed is beyond me. Maybe they were expecting fierce resistance or they just wanted to intimidate me? Both of which would probably have happened had I not been in the bathroom at home, defecating.
I’m not saying I would have mounted violent resistance but, slightly neurotic as I am, I would probably have defended myself and my books with a barrage of critical questions along the lines of, ‘Please officer, is this really necessary?’, or ‘Will you keep them in a dry place?’ – questions from which I seriously doubt their bulletproof vests and pistols would have protected them.
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