The Vikings: A History

Enigma: The Life of Knut Hamsun

Henry Miller A Life

Great Thinkkers on Modern Life

Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North

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Beautifully written, it presents a historical narrative punctuated by reminiscences, conversations retold, snatches of autobiography, fragments of biography and stories.

Andrew Stuttaford, The Wall Street Journal

Scandinavians is a delightful book chock-full of surprises, fascinating anecdotes and insights into the region's rich history and culture.

Jerry Haarkavy, Associated Press

Delightfully free-roaming. . . an engaging, layered look into a culture complex enough both to produce stylish rain gear and to embrace the foul weather that necessitates it.

Lisa Abend, The New York Times Book Review

The Cabin in the Mountains: A Norwegian Odyssey

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Singular and captivating: the pursuit of a dream.

Professor John Carey

Ferguson takes us on an uncompromising journey into the dark cold north, to reveal the warmth that comes from deep community bonds - qualities all too often lost in our modern urban lives.

Tim Ecott, author of 'Stealing Water'