Tagged: Rosalie Grosch

Book review: The Legend of Freya

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. A legend is a story passed down by word of mouth and perhaps embellished with the telling. Danish-born author Pia Litta Funk loved genealogy and history, and this inspired...

Book Review: The Dala Horse takes readers for a ride

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. Norwegian immigrants found Texas quite different from Norway. Work wasn’t always easy to find, so the men would travel to where they were needed while the wives usually stayed...

Book review: “The Moral Is…”

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. From 1972 to 2010 Thomas Thorsen, a Mechanical Engineer who loved books and writing, began creating a variety of stories and fables, some ending with a moral he wished...

Book review: “Don’t Cry, Pappa”

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. The birth of Gunnar Skollingsberg’s first son was filled with unbelievable happiness. He promised his little boy a better life than he had lived, or rather endured. Erik “would...

Book review: Silence and sound

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. Rebecca Snow has written a haunting, beautiful tale filled with sound and silence, darkness and light, sadness and forgiveness, despair and hope. Glassmusic captures the reader from the first...

Book review: “The Red Meadows”

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. Neil Sogge’s passion for Scandinavian languages and their translations inspired him to translate the writing of Ole Juul, a Danish freedom fighter during WW II. Juul helped many Jews...