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A Scandinavian Christmas
A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel
  • ISBN: 9781784877675
  • Pages: 208
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Binding: Hardback

A Scandinavian Christmas

Festive Tales for a Nordic Noël


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Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen and Selma Lagerlöf sit alongside modern-day fables from Karl Ove Knausgaard and Vigdis Hjorth in this collection of Scandinavian stories.

Visions and prophesies seen in dark woods; toys and trees come to life; trolls raising chaos; and families torn apart – only to be brought back together by festive cheer. Each story touches on the warm and wild spirit of Christmas, where the cosiness and contentment of the season can often give way to the unexpected, the magical and sometimes the mystical.

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