"Travels in The North" is a chronicle of Karel Čapek's time spent travelling in northern Europe. An interesting and entertaining account of his Scandinavian sojourn, this book will appeal to fans and collectors of Čapek's work, as well as to those with an interest in travel writing in general. The chapters of this book include: 'The Journey North', 'Denmark', 'Round Stockholm', 'On the Way', 'Norway', 'Oslo', 'Bergensbanen', 'Bergen', 'As Far as Nidaros', 'Again in Sweden', etcetera. Karel Čapek (1890 - 1938) was a famous Czech writer who is best remembered for his significant influence on the genre of science fiction. We are republishing this antiquarian volume now, in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.