Haakon & Maud III (Innbundet)

The Winter Throne

Series: Haakon & Maud 3


Tor Bomann-Larsen

Norwegian title: Vintertronen
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2006
Pages: 384
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
Series: Haakon & Maud
Serienummer: 3
ISBN/EAN: 9788202246655
Kategori: Narrative Non-fiction
Overview Vintertronen

Just eight years after Norway had elected its own king, Europe was plunged into a bloody world war, followed by famine and revolutions. Weather-bound in their mountain retreat, the Norwegian royal couple followed their relations’ struggle for life and death across Europe. What role could a king play at a time when crowns and ermine robes could be bought two a penny? From his unique sources, Tor Bomann-Larsen shows us the inside of a dramatic epoch and human drama.

This is the third independent volume of biographies about King Haakon and Queen Maud, covering the period from 1906 to 1918, from the coronation in Nidaros Cathedral to the murders of the Russian Tsar Family in Yekaterinburg.

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Reviews Vintertronen

«I bind tre av Tor Bomann-Larsens dobbeltbiografiske kjempeløft møter vi et kongepar som skal utforme sine roller og bevare sin posisjon i turbulente tider.»

Arnhild Skre, Aftenposten

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Author Tor Bomann-Larsen

Tor Bomann-Larsen (1951–) is one of Norway’s leading biographers. He writes with a rare elegance and with great scope and insight. He has published a number of books in different genres. In 2004 he received the prestigious Brage Prize for Non-Fiction for his book The People (Folket). He is currently working on his biography cycle about the Norwegian Royal Family.

Rights to his books have been sold to Germany, Russia and The UK.

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