Tag Archives: Norway

Review: The Mercies, Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Mercies has been on my TBR pile for a while – with a brilliant title, an intriguing premise and a beautiful cover, I knew that I’d fall hook, line and sinker for Hargrave’s dark and atmospheric novel. Set on the remote Norwegian island of Vardo in 1617, The Mercies follows the story of a […]

A Picture Says a Thousand Words

There I was, just casually browsing the news websites, when I came across a collection of the most moving and beautiful photographs I’ve ever seen. Norwegian Photographer Andrea Gjestvang has just the L’Iris d’Or prize at the Sony World Photography Awards for her collection, One Day in History, a series of portraits of the survivors […]