nonfiction autobiography classics literary memoir emotional reflective slow-paced

128 pages | first published 1967

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The acclaimed Danish poet Tove Ditlevsen's autobiographical Copenhagen Trilogy (A masterpiece --The Guardian) continues with Youth. Following Childhood, this second volume finds the young author consumed in trials by fire that only fuel her relent...
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reflective 84%
emotional 50%
inspiring 29%
sad 19%
hopeful 17%
dark 15%
funny 15%
challenging 10%
informative 6%
relaxing 6%
adventurous 5%
lighthearted 4%
tense 3%


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