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  • Published: 26 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241457573
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $26.00

Childhood, Youth, Dependency

The Copenhagen Trilogy




The classic Danish trilogy hailed as a masterpiece on publication in English last year - now in a single volume in Penguin Modern Classics

Growing up in a working-class neighbourhood in Copenhagen, Tove feels that her childhood is made for a completely different girl. As 'long, mysterious words begin to crawl across my soul', she comes to understand that she has a vocation that will define her life. Her path seems assured, but she has no idea of the struggles ahead - love affairs, wanted and unwanted pregnancies, artistic failure and destructive addiction. As the years go by, the central tension of Tove's life comes into painful focus: the terrible lure of dependency, in all its forms, and the possibility of living freely and fearlessly - as an artist on her own terms.

  • Published: 26 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241457573
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $26.00

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