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Selma Lagerlof

  • Step into Scandinavia with this charming collection of tales from acclaimed Swedish author Selma Lagerlof. In terms of subject matter, the tales range from realistic portraits of rural family life to fanciful forays with fairies and elves, but Lagerlof's lyrical language adds a touch of magic to the entire collection.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
  • Many critics and fans have drawn parallels between The Emperor of Portugallia and Shakespeare's masterpiece of father-daughter dysfunction, King Lear. In the novel, the teenage daughter of a small-town Swedish farmer strikes out on her own and heads for the big city. Increasingly distraught by her absence and lack of communication, her father begins...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
  • Édition enrichie (Préface et notes) Pour avoir voulu se jouer d?un tomte , sorte de lutin du folklore suédois, le jeune Nils devient pareil à sa victime, c?est-à-dire à peine plus haut que la main. Voulant retenir son jars blanc, tenté par l?appel des oiseaux migrateurs, Nils oublie sa taille minuscule, et le voici emporté dans les airs. S?ensuivent...

    Publisher : Le Livre de Poche
    published : 2011
  • Enchanting tale about a boy who can understand the speech of animals, imparting information about nature, geography, and native folklore.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2013
  • When a country pastor's career comes to an end, he falls in with vagrant Swedish cavaliers and enters into a power struggle with the richest woman in the province.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Set in northwest Sweden in the 16th century, Selma Lagerlof's The Treasure is an intricately plotted and very compelling tale of murder, long-delayed justice, and revenge. One night, a group of rowdy escaped prisoners attacks and plunders a clergyman's home, leaving behind a lone survivor, the family's adopted daughter Elsalill. She vows...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2015
  • Considered a masterpiece since it was first published in 1907, this enchanting, remarkably original work by a Nobel Prize-winning author records the adventures of a mischievous 14-year-old who is changed into a tiny being, transported across the Swedish countryside on the back of a goose, and learns about nature, geography, and folklore.

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2012
  • Scandinavia's best-loved children's classic - the enchanting story of a naughty little boy who learns to love nature 'Never before had Nils travelled around at such good speed, and he had always liked riding fast and wild. And he had never thought that it could feel as fresh as it did up in the air, and that such a good smell of topsoil and resin...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2016
  • Elles sont parties pour le nord 1917. Wilma, onze ans, se réveille par un matin d?hiver glacial dans la cabane qu?elle habite avec son père, trappeur dans le Grand Nord canadien. De retour d?une expédition en ville, il lui rapporte un cadeau : un livre finement illustré, Le Merveilleux Voyage de Nils Holgersson à travers la Suède. C?est là,...

    Publisher : Préludes
    published : 2016
  • This collection of stories from Nobel Prize-winning writer Selma Lagerlof offers up fascinating facets of life from turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden. Many of the tales are almost fable-like in their simplicity, presenting inspirational and moral messages that will warm readers' hearts.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
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