In Forkbeard's Wake: Coasting Around Scandinavia

In Forkbeard s Wake Coasting Around Scandinavia A fascinating voyage around Scandinavia from Viking past to volvo present Spanning boatbuilding drinking competitions storms at sea murder kayaking and incredibly dangerous New Year fireworks In

  • Title: In Forkbeard's Wake: Coasting Around Scandinavia
  • Author: Ben Nimmo
  • ISBN: 9780007104758
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Paperback
  • A fascinating voyage around Scandinavia from Viking past to volvo present Spanning boatbuilding, drinking competitions, storms at sea, murder, kayaking and incredibly dangerous New Year fireworks, In Forkbeard s Wake is at once history, travelogue, social commentary and ripping yarn.

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    1. I'd rather be re-watching LilyhammerThe other review of this book is only one line, but it's the right one line: a man sails round Scandinavia, meets a lot of people and makes a lot of puns. That's exactly what happens. And it is actual Scandinavia qua Scandinavia, just Denmark, Sweden and Norway. This was published (and first bought by me) in 2003, when humorous blokey travelogues by the likes of Tony Hawks and Dave Gorman were selling stacks in Britain. Ben Nimmo must have got the advance whic [...]

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