Smile of A Midsummer Night

Smile of A Midsummer Night

A Picture of Sweden

Book - 2015
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In Smile of the Midsummer Night , best-selling author Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist present a very personal guide to their Swedish homeland. Setting off from the far South, their journey takes them up to Norrland, from the farms of Scania to Laponian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But it is the idyllic fjord in Bohul#65533;n, located in the V#65533;stmanland region, as well as M#65533;lar Lake and Stockholm that they call home. Throughout, Gustafsson and Blomqvist are full of entertaining suggestions for excursions, including journeys through forests and moors where you can take in the odd elk or wolf along the way and visits to August Strindberg's and Kurt Tucholsky's graves.

The first work of contemporary travel writing about Sweden by Swedish writers to have been translated into English, Smile of the Midsummer Night is a loving and poetic ode to this beautiful nation and a must-have for anyone interested in Scandinavia.
Publisher: London, Armchair Traveller,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781909961043
1909961043
Characteristics: 151 pages ; 17 cm.

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