Ravishing, mysterious paintings by the Norwegian painter (1869-1935). Catalogue of the show in Oslo that is transferring to Dulwich Picture Gallery. A master of half-lights, after-glows and the domestic.
A survey of the 28 surviving wooden stave churches in Norway. These remarkable medieval buildings share aspects of construction and decoration with Viking boat building traditions. The book contains many photographs of the interiors (as well as of the better known exteriors), with their ornate carved and painted decoration of beauty and sophistication.
Mankell’s last novel. An aging doctor, living alone on an island, loses all his possessions in the fire that consumes his house. It’s clearly a case of arson but, in the absence of a suspect, doubt begins to grow about the doctor.