novel by Hans Jakob Helms

Trans. title: If you whistle after the northern lights

the book

An exciting tale of oil interests, international politics and “the country in the middle”. This time it is not China, but Greenland, that is right in the center of international interests. It is the early 80’s. Bjørn is a young journalist from Denmark. He meets the Alascan Amaroq who takes him on a wild journey across several boraders – including Bjørn’s own.

the author

Hans Jakob Helms was born in Ammassalik in East Greenland in 1949. Having Danish parents he grew up in both Greenland and Denmark. For more than 30 years he has worked in and with Greenland. He was political advisor for the Greenlandic party Siumit until his retirement in 2016.

also by Hans Jakob Helms

De Doedes Fjord