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Journey Through Scandinavia And Find A Culture That Nurtures Literature

Posted at 11:52AM Sunday 01 Sep 2013

To the literary traveller, Scandinavia brings to mind the unlikely combination of dark fiction and fairy tales, having inspired both Hamlet and The Little Mermaid, Seamus Heaney's Bog poems and those of Tomas Tranströmer, popular crime novels and children's characters like Pippi Longstocking, among others.

thehindu.com (via Literary Saloon)




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