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

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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 Lagerl f, August Strindberg and Hjalmar S derberg 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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781939931764
ISBN-10: 1939931762
Publisher: New Vessel Press
Publication Date: September 17th, 2019
Pages: 140
Language: English
Series: Very Christmas
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