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South Of The South Wind -bookcover

By: Nils-Johan Jorgensen

South Of The South Wind

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Thorgil is an adventurer, a young boy whose heart is out at sea. When his father tells him of his plan to set sail to return to Norway, Thorgil is determined to follow his dreams. This is a story about adventure and never returning home.Schoolboy Thomas loves his geography teacher - with tales of the Bounty Ship and inspiring paintings by Gaugin, his imagination is set free and he gets curious. However, one day in class, the teacher is taken away from school and Thomas is curious to find out where he is.Jorgen is a bright boy but due to financial difficulties, can't get the education he wants. The fisherman life it is for him and later settles down with a family. One day the winds cause havoc in the sky and change things for him; this is a tale of loss and greed.The finale in the short stories brings to you the tale of Toby, the cheeky dog, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face...

Ambassador Nils-Johan Jørgensen was born and went to school in North Norway. He attended military academy and the Universities of Oslo, Heidelberg, Exeter and Oxford (Norway Scholar at Wadham). He was research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. As a career diplomat he served in Bruxelles, Copenhagen, Harare, Tokyo, Bonn and Dar es Salaam.
He received the St Olav's Order in 1997. He was married to Jill who died in 2005. They have two daughters and three grandchildren.

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