A Very Scandinavian Christmas

Our fourth book in the very popular Very Christmas series, this collection brings together the best Scandinavian holiday stories that include classics by Hans Christian Andersen of Denmark; Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf, August Strindberg and Hjalmar Söderberg of Sweden; as well as Peter Christen Asbjørnsen of Norway and the popular contemporary Norwegian author Ingvar Ambjørnsen. 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, church spires, gingerbread, and aquavit in abundance. A smorgasbord of 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.

Excerpt from A Very Scandinavian Christmas