Books tagged: scandinavia

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Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Stone and Pine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
Warrior Lore
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
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.
The House in Sønderhå
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
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.
BACKPACKING IN 1952 with an Aussie through Scotland, Scandinavia and Western Europe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: 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.
Peder and Terese
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At first sight of each other from the fishing boats of their fathers, Peder and Terese fell in love. But Peder was from Hjuvik, Sweden, twenty leagues across the Kattegat from Terese's home in Skagen, Denmark. And when the time came for them to claim each other, the Kattegat would be only one of gulfs to be crossed—the North Sea gale only one of tempests the lammeskyer brings.