A Very Scandinavian Christmas: The Greatest Nordic Holiday Stories Of All Time

September 27, 2019|
A Very Scandinavian Christmas: The Greatest Nordic Holiday Stories Of All Time by Hans Christian Andersen
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Our fourth book in the very popular Very Christmas series, this collection brings together the best Scandinavian holiday stories including classics by Hans Christian Andersen of Denmark; Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlof, August Strindberg and Hjalmar Soderberg of Sweden; as well as the acclaimed contemporary Norwegian authors Karl Ove Knausgaard and National Book Award nominee Vigdis Hjorth. These Nordic tales - coming from the very region where so much of traditional Christmas imagery originates - convey a festive and contemplative spirit laden with lingonberries, elks, gnomes, Sami trolls, candles, gingerbread, and aquavit in abundance. A smorgasbord of unexpected literary gifts that make up a vibrant, elegant hardcover volume sure to provide plenty of pleasure and hygge, that specifically Scandinavian blend of coziness and contentment.
Karl Ove Knausgaard is a Norwegian author known for his six autobiographical novels called "My Struggle". His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize and his A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. My Struggle: Book One was a New Yorker Book of the Year and Book Two was listed among the ...
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Title:A Very Scandinavian Christmas: The Greatest Nordic Holiday Stories Of All Time
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:140 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:140 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.68 in
Published:September 27, 2019
Publisher:New Vessel Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781939931764

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