Scandinavian Literature

Scandinavian literature is the literature in the languages of Scandinavian countries of Northern Europe. Scandinavia includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

These peoples have produced an important and influential literature. Henrik Ibsen, a Norwegian playwright, was largely responsible for the popularity of modern realistic drama in Europe, with plays like The Wild Duck and A Doll's House. Nobel prizes for literature have been awarded to Selma Lagerlöf, Verner von Heidenstam, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan, Knut Hamsun, Sigrid Undset, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Pär L

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Knife (Harry Hole, #12)
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Dimma (Hidden Iceland #1)
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
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The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1)
The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3)
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Flaggermusmannen (Harry Hole, #1)
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