Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way

By Lars Mytting
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"Norwegian Wood" by Lars Mytting is a captivating novel that takes readers on a journey through the haunting and mysterious forests of Norway.

In the small village of Butangen, young Edvard grows up with his grandfather, who guards a painful family secret. When tragedy strikes, Edvard is left alone to uncover the truth about his identity and the war-torn past that shaped his family.

Driven by a desire to understand his roots, Edvard embarks on a search for answers. His quest leads him deep into the sprawling forests of Norway, where he encounters eccentric characters and uncovers long-buried secrets.

Amidst the captivating natural landscapes, Edvard finds solace and begins to forge unexpected connections. He forms a bond with a reclusive old carpenter, a man of few words, but with a wealth of wisdom to impart.

As he delves deeper into his family's history, Edvard uncovers a heartbreaking tale of love, loss, and the devastating impact of war. Through poignant prose, Mytting explores themes of identity, memory, and the intricate bonds that tie families together.

"Norwegian Wood" is a beautifully written and atmospheric novel that transports readers to the rugged and enchanting landscapes of Norway. Mytting's lyrical storytelling and immersive descriptions will leave readers captivated until the very last page.
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