I have photographed you while you are sleeping is a tender story about Inga, told through numerous letters that she writes to the people surrounding her, both living and dead. Gradually, we get to know the story Ingas life; her childhood with her siblings, her friends and her studies, her boyfriend and her tendency to alleviate problems with alcohol. Alicia Ryberg writes in a passionate, but collected way, with a tone in her language that in a beautiful way conveys Ingas lookout on the world. I have photographed you while you are sleeping is an insightful novel about compassion and relationships, about understanding oneself and ones bond to others.
«I have photographed you while you are sleeping» reminds us of our different starting points, and shows us how hard it can be both to give, and to receive love when one is not used to it.