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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Moods

adventurous 94%
emotional 64%
dark 52%
reflective 47%
sad 47%
challenging 29%
funny 17%
informative 11%
inspiring 11%
hopeful 5%
mysterious 5%
relaxing 5%
tense 5%

Pace

slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 38% | Character: 30% | Plot: 23% | N/A: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 28% | Yes: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 26%

Average rating

4.1