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

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

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Overview

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 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 and hygge, that specifically Scandinavian blend of coziness and contentment.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939931764
Publisher: New Vessel Press
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Series: Very Christmas Series , #4
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 498,514
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Date of Birth:

April 2, 1805

Date of Death:

August 4, 1875

Place of Birth:

Odense, Denmark

Place of Death:

Copenhagen, Denmark

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