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Jun 25, 2007 Larissa rated it really liked it
This is the type of collection that you (or, really, I)wish were more widely produced and read. Compiling a discriminating selection of (almost completely unavailable translations of) short stories written by the luminaries of 'Classical' Danish literature--including Henrik Pontoppidan (Nobel Prize winner in 1917), Herman Bang, and Jens Peter Jacobsen--the translators introduce and contextualize each author with a short biography and a bit of information about the story itself. These are excitin ...more