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King of Change was nominated Best Literary Debut Award by Danish Book Forum
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"King of Change shows us the way. Inspired by Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Bjerring has written a book that has the fortitude to sit patiently on the shelf until the impulse to see yourself clearly becomes too powerful to resist. And sooner or later it will."


Markedsføring magazine

"A king ousted from his throne finds his way home. Most people dream of more money, more time, a bigger house, a new job, more freedom . . . And they believe that their life will fall nicely into place if only they achieve the next thing they strive for. King of Change is about dreams, strengths, and empowerment, but also what happens when you have achieved your goals and lived your dream."


The Paperboy newspaper

"King of Change is a vibrant, nuanced narrative that creates a confidential space between itself and the reader for all that being human is about. The debut is not only a well-written mini-novel, it is also a guide of the most accurate and simple kind. While reading it you inevitably meet sides of yourself as reflected in the most unexpected mirrors. The book is equipped with a large number of one-liners, each of which is a guide to life's plans. It will enable its readers to navigate far more consciously in the future. King of Change is the product of a great deal of work, and its language makes clear that the writer is very particular and will not settle for any word but the correct one. It’s a powerful book that runs deep. I already make use of it myself."


Neal Ashley Conrad Thing, author, literary reviewer, and researcher

"A noble novel that inspires, with an authenticity and presence that take you deeply into your own life. King of Change packs its wisdom into a wonderful and enjoyable adventure story that will lead you to a new understanding of what it means to be fully connected and alive. Without doubt the best wisdom novel since Michael Ende’s Momo in 2002."


Alfred Josefsen, management adviser and board chairman

"Monumental in message. 'King of Change' is a powerful tale about following your heart, being courageous, and resisting temptation and adversity. You'll pause to (re)consider your own life as you read it, and that’s something we don’t get to do enough of in our modern world. Beautifully written, well told, and monumental in message."


Soulaima Gourani, CEO of Capital Aid

"A novel that every reader will be able to relate to. Rarely do I encounter such an engaging book in an author’s debut. Christian Bjerring has written an exciting and extremely compelling novel that every reader will be able to relate to."


Martin Lindstrom, New York Times best-selling author

What readers are saying
about ‘King of Change’

“This book is simply AMAZING!”  — Henrik Lücke Olsen
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“There are so many great stories out there, and at first you will find King of Change to be precisely that: an inquisitive, well-written, enchanting tale. But then, one day, you will experience its magic outside the pages, as you realize that you have solved some real-life problem with its help. Not the worst companion to have with you at all times! Read it, and read it again; it will stick with you. And each time you pick up and reread King of Change, a new dimension will emerge.” — Beate Cecilie Stampe
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“An exceedingly thoughtful book: the art of being faithful to yourself and becoming master of your own destiny. There are many wise words to learn from in King of Change.” — Kirsten Windley ______________________

“Often a quote will pop into my mind, and when I ask myself where it’s from—it’s from King of Change!” — Birthe Nielsen
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“I really loved it! It makes you think about life, while other books are just about finding something or living through some catastrophe. I love how some of the characters, like Iris, leave an element of mystery within this story; someone who is unknown but not unknown enough to be doubted... And, speaking of the unknown, the ending was super awesome and unexpected!” — Sam O’Neil
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“I just read King of Change, which was absolutely amazing. I enjoyed it a lot, and I also learned a few things that I used just this weekend to close a big and heavy chapter of my life. Thanks for the help!” — Carsten Koch
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“King of Change reminds me of The Little Prince.” — René Bugge
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“King of Change will challenge you—in a good way. Its message and style will make you want to read and grow with it . . . and read it over and over again.” — Kenneth Balslev-Pfeffer
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“We should all have a ’Mel’ in our lives!” — Steen Albrechtslund
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“It is a powerful story, one apt for the era we now find ourselves in.” — Lisa Ann Favero
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“I would like to give it to my daughter. I think reading King of Change can create a foundation for the future you choose. The choices in life can be difficult, but this book is an eye-opener!!” — Anne Lise Bach Sørensen
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“I just finished reading King of Change, after my uncle gave it to me a few hours ago. This is the sixth book I have ever read, and the only book I have read without a teacher telling me to. But this book has changed something in me. It made me feel angry with myself for things I've done, some stupid stuff and some evil things, but it also made me feel thankful for the good things I've done. The book has made me think about the future, made me more grateful, and made me want to help more people. It’s crazy, that words on paper can change so much in me. Sincerely—a huge fan.” — Oliver Bo Vanting
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“It's always hard to listen to your heart, because it’s so much easier to listen to your fears.” — Camilla Therese von Arnsberg
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”It’s just SO good!” — Hanne Johansen
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“So, it was my turn to read King of Change (my 20-year-old son read it first). A really nice book! It summarizes a lot I have read before, so to me it was an inner journey—into things I previously found very important and am still very interested in, as well as things I may have forgotten a little . . . Now I am going to have my husband read it. Thanks once again. King of Change is a book I will return to again and again in search of answers.” — Susanne Hammer-Jacobsen
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“I would like to give King of Change to my dear friend, who makes a huge difference for so many people every day. She is a linguistic inspiration—not only to myself as a copywriter, but also to her many followers.” — Ulla Nyemann
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“I’ve just read King of Change. It’s a small, fine, and wise book that fits very well with my own present thoughts and considerations in life. I will surely recommend it to my fellow students in the ‘high-performance’ program I’m in right now.” — Berit Grant
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“What a great book! I embrace my impatience with love and let my thoughts flow. I made my son read King of Change, too. I believe it actually brought him some new insights.” — Karstens Kjems
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“My wife and I read King of Change together, and I think we are both going to read it again to make sure we understand it all. It’s a super book—I guess you can almost live your life by it!” — Johnny Arthur
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“It's been a long time since I read such a fantastic debut novel. It reminds me a little bit of The Alchemist—but King of Changeis better! And what great language, so rare nowadays. It’s super-inspiring! Reading it brings time for reflection.” — Peter Møller Nielsen
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"I’ve never reviewed a book before, but this King of Change by Christian Bjerring makes a real difference—I understand why it was nominated for Best Literary Debut Award. It’s a story about navigating your own life . . . wow! Time does not pass; time comes. Thanks!” — Søren Strunk-Sørensen
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“I must say that King
of Change didn’t just entertain me; it enhanced my view of life and trumped it. It’s powerful in its content, with a moral that seems etched in stone.” — Rune Sejersen
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“If you are open to change, if it's time to think about whether you are your own best self, or if you simply need to change your ways, I highly recommend King of Change. It’s a book that sets the mind in motion. By the way, it can be read at home, by the beach, by the pool—yes, everywhere!” — Thomas Kjær Kristensen
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“I read this amazing and very important book during my vacation. It provides the recipe for making the world a better place. It’s full of wise words that cause you to examine your life and think about how to be a better person. I'm so excited about King of Change!” — Hans Otto Vanting
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“Time came faster than ever while reading this amazing and well-written book. A beautiful, beautiful tale! Thanks for all the good advice about life—it was spot-on!” — Sten Holse Andersen
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”A really good novel! A lot of food for thought. I especially like the idea of acts of abundance and deficiency.” — Philip Philipson
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“A really lovely, inspiring, and thoughtful book that I simply enjoyed reading.” — Hanne Kierstein

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