A Scandinavian Christmas

Festive Tales for a Nordic Noël

Hans Christian Andersen author Selma Lagerlöf author Karl Ove Knausgaard author Vigdis Hjorth author


Publisher:Vintage Publishing

Published:21st Oct '21


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A Scandinavian Christmas cover

Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas tales

Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas... Of visions and prophesies seen in dark, dark woods. Of toys and trees come to life. Of trolls raising chaos, and of families torn apart -- only to be brought back together by festive cheer.

In this collection, classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlof blend with modern day stories from Karl Ove Knausgaard and Vigdis Hjorth. Each touch on the warm and wild spirit of Christmas, where the cosiness and contentment of the season can often give way to the unexpected, magical and sometimes mystical.

A smorgasbord of strange literary gifts, let A Scandinavian Christmas transport you to a winter wonderland in which fantasy, the fantastic and the festive combine for your reading delight.

'These evocative, atmospheric tales...capture the spirit of Christmas' Sunday Express

These evocative, atmospheric tales...capture the spirit of Christmas -- Charlotte Heathcote * Sunday Express, *Christmas Gift Guide 2021* *
A strange and beguiling series of stories, penned Scandinavia's literary greats, spanning three centuries... Beautifully decorated, this is a hardback any household would be proud to have adorn their coffee table * UK Press Syndication *
A hygge Christmas is assured with these folksy traditional and modern stories... Best enjoyed with a steaming glass of glögg -- Rose Shepherd * Saga Magazine, *Christmas Gift Guide 2021* *
A gorgeous collection of classic tales from everyone from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard. Magical tales of winter wonderlands of dark woods, you'll love this smorgasbord of festive short stories! -- Ed Susan * My Weekly, *Christmas Gift Guide 2021* *

ISBN: 9781784877675

Dimensions: 184mm x 138mm x 23mm

Weight: 261g

208 pages