New PDF release: The Fall of the King

By Johannes V. Jensen,Alan G. Bower

ISBN-10: 0816677549

ISBN-13: 9780816677542

Taking position in the course of the first 1/2 the 16th century, The Fall of the King tells the tale of dreamy, slacking scholar Mikkel Thøgersen and the entanglements that eventually convey him into provider as a mercenary lower than King Christian II of Denmark. relocating from the Danish geographical region to Stockholm through the execution of Swedish the Aristocracy and eventually to the imprisonment of Mikkel and Christian, the narrative is a lyrical encapsulation of “the fall”—the fall of kingdom, background, contributors, and nature.

Twice voted because the most vital Danish novel of the 20th century, The Fall of the King is either an epic depiction of actual occasions and a posh mental novel. part natural narration, part prose poem, its scenes of brute realism combined with rhapsodical passages make it a piece of inventive genius.

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