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Viggo Mortenson’s Publishing Company: Perceval Press

Oh, Aragorn. Can you do no wrong? Your arrow flies ever swift, straight into my heart.

It’s true. Aside from being an excellent actor (and musician, artist, poet…), Viggo Mortenson appears to be a booklover. In 2002, the Danish-American dreamboat (sorry, sorry) founded Perceval Press, a publishing company devoted to showcasing the talents of little-known authors and artists who might otherwise go undiscovered. The press is based in Santa Monica, California, and boasts a varied catalogue of poetry, art, fine literature, fiction, non-fiction and more, some of which Mortenson has produced or collaborated on himself. And it’s not just books – Perceval Press puts out CDs, as well.

The Perceval Press web site has a full listing of the over 50 titles they’ve released so far, as well as personal recommendations of everything from films, books, political reads and more.

Explore some titles from Perceval Press.

….Do it for Viggo.

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Beth Carswell

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I've been reading, selling, researching, loving and writing about books with AbeBooks since 2000.

5 Responses to “Viggo Mortenson’s Publishing Company: Perceval Press”

  1. Yolanda Schella June 12, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    Hello Beth Carswell, and/or Viggo Mortenson;

    Firstly, I want to congratulate the conception of AbeBooks!!!
    A wonderful way to introduce works created by the talented underdogs of society who need a hand up to expose their creations!
    I look forward to one day being published by Abebooks!!!
    Yolanda Schella

  2. Yolanda Schella June 12, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    …Perceval Press!!!
    By the way, what a fitting company name to represent legendary works for up and coming artists!

  3. Oliver Hardaway November 5, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    I am looking at Free Speech TV and saw Mr Mortenson. Please send me information on your publishing services.

  4. Richard Davies


    AbeBooks is not a publisher. We are an online marketplace for books. Best to contact Perceval Press directly.


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