Childhood, Youth, Dependency : The Copenhagen Trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen
'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, utterly immersive portrayal of love, friendship, art, ambition and the terrible lure of addiction, from one of Denmark's most celebrated twentieth-century writers.
'Sharp, tough and tender ... wrenching sadness and pitch-black comedy ... Ditlevsen can pivot from hilarity to heartbreak in a trice' Boyd Tonkin Spectator
'Astonishing, honest, entirely revealing and, in the end, devastating. Ditlevsen's trilogy is remarkable not onl