Lucky Per by Henrik Pontoppidan

Lucky Per

Henrik Pontoppidan with Naomi Lebowitz (Translator)

664 pages first pub 1898 (editions)

fiction classics challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

A true neglected classic, this sweeping 1904 novel is a Modernist masterpiece and arguably the great Danish novel-- but is only newly available in English. Lucky Per is a bildungsroman about the ambitious son of a clergyman who rejects his faith a...

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Community Reviews Summary of 19 reviews

Moods

inspiring 100%
reflective 100%
adventurous 50%
challenging 50%
hopeful 50%
informative 50%

Pace

slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

4.38

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