The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen

The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency

The Copenhagen Trilogy #1-3

Tove Ditlevsen with Tiina Nunnally (Translator), Michael Favala Goldman (Translator)

nonfiction memoir dark emotional reflective medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2020

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Called a masterpiece by The Guardian, this courageous and honest trilogy from Tove Ditlevsen, a pioneer in the field of genre-bending confessional writing, explores themes of family, sex, motherhood, abortion, addiction, and being an artist. This ...
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dark 82%
reflective 71%
emotional 68%
sad 64%
challenging 24%
tense 19%
funny 9%
informative 9%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 5%
adventurous 2%
relaxing 1%


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