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 popularVery Christmas series, this collection brings together the best Scandinavian holiday stories including classics by Hans Christian Andersen of Denmark; Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf, August Strindberg and Hjalmar Söderberg 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 andhygge, 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:Paper over Board
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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