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Gutasaga: History of the Gotlanders By Unknown & A. Faulk
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Gutasaga (Gutasagan) is a saga regarding the history of Gotland before its Christianization. It was recorded in the 13th century and survives in only a single manuscript, the Codex Holm. B 64, dating... More > to ca. 1350, kept at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm together with the Gutalag, the legal code of Gotland. It was written in the Old Gutnish dialect of Old Norse.< Less
Volume 2687, Gotland, Sweden --- Got to Give It Up By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2687, Gotland, Sweden---Got to Give It Up Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale... More > of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 2686, Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chotanagpur and Assam --- Gotland By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2686, Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chotanagpur and Assam---Gotland Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Killer's Island By Anna Jansson
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In Anna Jansson’s haunting crime novel, Killer’s Island, a brutal and disturbing murder in the mythic town of Visby on the Swedish island Gotland has taken place. The myth of the... More > White-Sea Lady has existed ever since Tjelvar, the first man on Gotland, lit a fire and the island rose out of the sea, said to be some 3,000 years ago. The story is told that a young woman, who drowned in the sea on her wedding night, since that time, tries to lure men down to the deadly underwater currents that tumble off the west coast. The myth comes to life one early summer morning when a well-respected nurse is found murdered and placed for public display on a pavilion in the local botanical gardens. She is mysteriously dressed as a bride holding flowers. Written in clean and chilling prose similar to Norway’s Karin Fossum, Anna Jansson’s novels have since her debut in 2000 sold in two million copies in more than ten countries. Several titles have been turned into movies.< Less
The Dead of Summer By Mari Jungstedt
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In Mari Jungstedt’s spine-tingling novel, The Dead of Summer, the most isolated island in the Baltic Sea, Gotska Sandön, north of Gotland, serves as the setting for her perfect crime... More > story. A husband and father of two is mysteriously murdered while on holiday, taking a morning jog. With no evidence of a motive or suspect, assistant commissioner Karin Jacobsson is assigned to her first major case to lead the investigation while her boss, Superintendent Anders Knutas is away on holiday. Meanwhile, TV reporter Johan Berg keeps pace with the police team, while at the same time distracted in trying to win back his former love and the mother of his child, Emma Winarve, who resides on the island. One of ten in her popular Anders Knutas series, Jungstedt weaves a crime story that raises the eerie question…are we ever truly alone? Or, is there always someone watching and waiting?< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorstein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
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The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less
The Sacking of Visby By Birgitta Nelson
eBook (PDF): $3.99
The year is 1361. The place: the Swedish island of Gotland. King Waldemar of Denmark has landed with his army and is now invading this large and peaceful island. Two boys, master and servant, have... More > been swept up in the turmoil. How will they survive? And how will the events reshape their friendship? The well-to-do citizens of the town of Visby have been forced to surrender their treasure to the Danish king in exchange for the very survival of their town. Meanwhile, the island’s peasants, including Thorfein’s servant, Ulf, try to hold out against the invaders as best they can with whatever weapons they can scrape together. The boy, Thorfein, manages for awhile to safeguard a gold cross that his father had entrusted to him but the mystery of when and how it shows up again and again mirrors the many challenges the two boys have yet to face.< Less

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