nonfiction autobiography classics memoir emotional reflective fast-paced

112 pages | first published 1967

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The celebrated Danish poet Tove Ditlevsen begins the Copenhagen Trilogy (A masterpiece --The Guardian) with Childhood, her coming-of-age memoir about pursuing a life and a passion beyond the confines of her upbringing--and into the difficult years...
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reflective 81%
emotional 68%
sad 45%
dark 22%
inspiring 17%
challenging 12%
funny 12%
hopeful 11%
informative 7%
lighthearted 6%
tense 5%
adventurous 2%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%


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fast 39%
slow 16%

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