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The Story of Gösta Berling

Selma Lagerlöf

"The Story of Gösta Berling" was published in Sweden in 1894 and immediately brought its author into prominence.The tales are founded on actual occurrences and depict the life in the province of Värmland at the beginning of the 19th Century century. Värmland is a lonely tract in the southern part of Sweden, and has retained many of its old customs, while mining is the principal industry of its sparse population. It consists of great stretches of forest, sloping down to long, narrow lakes, connected by rivers.Miss Lagerlöf has grown up in the midst of the wild legends of her country, and, deeply imbued with their spirit, interprets them with a living force all her own.(Summary from the foreword by Pauline Bancroft Flach)

"The Story of Gösta Berling" was published in Sweden in 1894 and immediately brought its author into prominence.The tales are founded on actual occurrences and depict the life in the province of Värmland at the beginning of the 19th Century century. Värmland is a lonely tract in the southern part of Sweden, and has retained many of its old customs, while mining is the principal industry of its sparse population. It consists of great stretches of forest, sloping down to long, narrow lakes, connected by rivers.Miss Lagerlöf has grown up in the midst of the wild legends of her country, and, deeply imbued with their spirit, interprets them with a living force all her own.(Summary from the foreword by Pauline Bancroft Flach)
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

"The Story of Gösta Berling" was published in Sweden in 1894 and immediately brought its author into prominence.The tales are founded on actual occurrences and depict the life in the province of Värmland at the beginning of the 19th Century century. Värmland is a lonely tract in the southern part of Sweden, and has retained many of its old customs, while mining is the principal industry of its sparse population. It consists of great stretches of forest, sloping down to long, narrow lakes, connected by rivers.Miss Lagerlöf has grown up in the midst of the wild legends of her country, and, deeply imbued with their spirit, interprets them with a living force all her own.(Summary from the foreword by Pauline Bancroft Flach)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

15h 50m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

30:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

28:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

30:45


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

45:33


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

31:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

34:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:06:51


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

57:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

31:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

45:45


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

22:42


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:26


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

30:17


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

24:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

22:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:54


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:41


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:24


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:14


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

18:05


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

15:44


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

24:49


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

09:16


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

23:18


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

14:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

24:19


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

18:49


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

14:07


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

27:03


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

22:28


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

16:49


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

34:31


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

34:33