Tagged with scandinavia

4. Denmark: Ehrengard

4. Denmark: Ehrengard

Tania Blixen. 1990. Ehrengard. Suhrkamp. Frankfurt am Main. Well, first of all there is to say, that Tania Blixen isn’t the author’s real name, but nevertheless many novels of hers were published under this name. Actually her name is Karen Blixen (1885 – 1962), so don’t ask me, please, how she ended up becoming Tania. … Continue reading

3. Sweden: Anna, Hanna och Johanna.

I must excuse myself that it took me so long for the next review, but I had so many things to do that I have hardly time to read. For more recent reviews on nearly everything, please check out my other blog! 🙂 Marianne Fredriksson. 1995. Anna, Hanna och Johanna. Wahlström & Widstrand. Falun. My … Continue reading

2. Finland: Im Wald der gehenkten Füchse.

Arto Paasilinna. 2007. Im Wald der gehenkten Füchse. BLT. Bremen. I studied Finnish and some classes in Finnish literature at university, so finding a book for Finland was an easy choice, too, even though I already read a lot of books written by Finnish authors. If you would like to read something unique, you should … Continue reading

1. Norway: Das ist Alise.

Jon Fosse. 2005.  Das ist Alise. Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag. Hamburg. As I study scandinavian literature it wasn’t very hard for me to get some material to get started with my project. I still had (and have) a huge amount of books by scandinavian authors, so I already had something to choose from at home. Especially … Continue reading