The Faces

The Faces Tove Ditlevsen&, Tiina Nunnally (trans.)

From the acclaimed author of the Copenhagen Trilogy, a searing, haunting novel of a woman on the edge, portrayed with all the vividness of lived experience.

Copenhagen, 1968. Lise, a children's book writer and married mother of three, is increasingly haunted by disembodied faces and voices. She is convinced that her husband, already extravagantly unfaithful, will leave her. Most of all, she is scared that she will never write again. Yet as she descends into a world of pills and hospitals, she begins to wonder, is insanity really something to be feared, or does it bring a kind of freedom?

  • 'One of Denmark's most celebrated writers' New Statesman
  • 'Ditlevsen explores the surprising contours of Lise's experience: from her point of view, madness can be funny, soft and secure, and far more enlightening than the "reality" it struggles to evade' The New York Times
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Specificaties

ISBN
9780241391914
Uitgever
Penguin
Druk
1e
Datum
05-11-2020
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
144 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Engelstalige literatuur

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