Weird Tales from Northern Seas

Weird Tales from Northern Seas

Jonas Lie

Fiction / Horror / Short Stories

“Folk-lore tales and legends replete with the superstitious beliefs and wild imaginings of the Norse fishermen.” -The Dial “The student of folk-lore will be delighted with these gloomy legends…All have a wildness and fierceness quite in keeping with the stormy coasts and seas they belong to, and are told with great effect, and without losing much in translation.” -The Spectator “Deserving of being styled a wonder-book among wonder-books, since it is composed of some of the wildest and most fantastic stories of sorceries and strange elemental creatures that Scandinavian literature contains…but the whole book is full of delightful imaginations, and in a congenial spirit.” -Saturday Review CHAPTER I. THE FISHERMAN AND THE DRAUG II. JACK OF SJÖHÖLM AND THE GAN-FINN III. TUG OF WAR IV. "THE EARTH DRAWS" V. THE CORMORANTS OF ANDVÆR VI. ISAAC AND THE PARSON OF BRÖNÖ VII. THE WIND-GNOME VIII. THE HULDREFISH IX. FINN BLOOD X. THE HOMESTEAD WESTWARD IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS XI. "IT'S ME!"
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The Jonas Lie Megapack: 14 Classic Novels and Stories

The Jonas Lie Megapack: 14 Classic Novels and Stories

Jonas Lie

Fiction / Horror / Short Stories

Jonas Lie (pronouced "Lee" in English) is one of the greats of Norwegian literature, together with Henrik Ibsen, Bjornstjerne Bjornson and Alexander Kielland. Although considered a Realist, he also worked with Scandanavian folk-lore, penning a number of fine supernatural tales (some of which are included here). In all, this volume collects 14 of his finest works, including 11 short stories and 3 novels: INTRODUCTION: MEET JONAS LIE, by Julius E. Olson INTRODUCTION TO LIE'S "WEIRD TALES FROM THE NORTHERN SEAS," by R. Nisbet Bain THE FISHERMAN AND THE DRAUG JACK OF SJOHOLM AND THE GAN-FINN TUG OF WAR "THE EARTH DRAWS" THE CORMORANTS OF ANDVAER ISAAC AND THE PARSON OF BRONO THE WIND-GNOME THE HULDREFISH FINN BLOOD THE HOMESTEAD WESTWARD IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS "IT'S ME" THE PILOT AND HIS WIFE THE VISIONARY ONE OF LIFE'S SLAVESAnd don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more great collections, ranging from fantasy and science fiction to mysteries, westerns, adventure stories, and more! (View them by publication date to see the most recent additions.)
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