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

Childhood, Youth, Dependency: The Copenhagen Trilogy

The Copenhagen Trilogy #1-3

Tove Ditlevsen

370 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

nonfiction memoir dark emotional reflective medium-paced


'Utterly, agonisingly compulsive ... a masterpiece' Liz Jensen, Guardian Following one woman's journey from a troubled girlhood in working-class Copenhagen through her struggle to live on her own terms, The Copenhagen Trilogy is a searingly honest...

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dark 78%
reflective 73%
emotional 71%
sad 64%
challenging 27%
tense 16%
inspiring 8%
funny 7%
informative 6%
hopeful 4%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%


medium 64%
slow 25%
fast 9%

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