Books tagged: scandinavia

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BACKPACKING IN 1952 with an Aussie through Scotland, Scandinavia and Western Europe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 1952 I went on a 2 month backpacking tour through Scotland, Scandinavia and Western Europe, a distance of 4.284 km of which 1.897km I hitch hiked by various means. My tour would not have been possible without the use of wonderful Youth Hostels in which I stayed virtually every night. In those years there were no i phones and my camera only had 8 exposures to a roll of film.
The House in Sønderhå
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to let go of the times that has passed? Bue Bredsdorff is not good at it and tries here through his drawings to capture memories and atmospheres from his parents home in the small village of Sønderhå on the edge of Denmark. The result is a series of evocative fragments of a place that has ceased to exist.
Warrior Lore
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Warrior Lore is a collection of Scandinavian folk ballads translated into English verse. These narrative ballads were part of an oral tradition in Scandinavia, and were first written down around 1600. Included in this book are stories of heroes and fighters, Vikings, and trolls.
Stone and Pine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a conspiring astronaut, a sixteen-year-old runaway, and a struggling missionary connect with a cosmic stone, they start seeing visions of two suns. Is humankind nothing but a slowly burning ant hill or are greater things yet ahead? This fast-paced adventure crosses arctic hills from Murmansk to Helsinki, stops by an American dairy farm, and zooms out to a space station and beyond.
Build a Blue Fire
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
There's been a disaster in Steina's family - how will she tell her reclusive mother? She leaves London and returns to her birthplace, a small Icelandic fishing village, where she must face up to family secrets and deal with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
The World's Religioons
You set the price! Words: 11,870. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented in a very concise manner and without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.
Rurik's Frozen Bones
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Vikings, a boat, and a famous sea-monster--What more could anyone want? The short story, 'Rurik’s Frozen Bones' first appeared in, 'Fading Light, Anthology of the Monstrous,' edited by Tim Marquitz. This second edition is subtly different.
Lord Peter and Little Kerstin
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
A collection of ten ancient Swedish narrative ballads translated into English verse. They tell stories of love and death, kings and knights, and the wild spirits of the water and the woods.
Bobbing to the Baltic
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Island Getaway, An Art Crime Team Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00)
A shy librarian and a dashing FBI agent must work together to catch a killer and recover a priceless silver treasure in this light and sweetly romantic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Do It Yourself Home Renovation mysteries and the Cutthroat Business mysteries. Previously published as Act of Redemption.