We, the Drowned by Carsten Jensen

We, the Drowned

Carsten Jensen with Liz Jensen (Translator), Emma Ryder (Translator), Charlotte Barslund (Translator)

We, the Drowned

Carsten Jensen with Liz Jensen (Translator), Emma Ryder (Translator), Charlotte Barslund (Translator)

fiction historical emotional reflective sad slow-paced

693 pages | first published 2006

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It is an epic drama of adventure, courage, ruthlessness and passion by one of Scandinavia’s most acclaimed storytellers.In 1848 a motley crew of Danish sailors sets sail from the small island town of Marstal to fight the Germans. Not all of them r...
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Summary of 553 reviews

Moods

adventurous 85%
emotional 75%
dark 55%
reflective 52%
sad 50%
challenging 35%
tense 20%
inspiring 15%
funny 12%
hopeful 10%
informative 7%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 71%
medium 26%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 33% | Plot: 9% | N/A: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 29% | No: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 21%

Average rating

4.08

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