Niels Lyhne by Jens Peter Jacobsen
(Fjord Modern Classics)

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
 

About Jens Peter Jacobsen

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Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847–1885) made his literary debut with the novella Mogens in 1872. Diagnosed with advanced tuberculosis two years later, he completed several more short stories and two novels. Tiina Nunnally is the award-winning translator of numerous works of Scandinavian literature, including Kristin Lavransdatter (winner of the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize).
 
Published September 10, 2010 by Kessinger Publishing, LLC. 164 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This highly influential late-19th century Danish novel portrays the melancholy life of an idealistic young poet. (Feb.)

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This is a brand-new translation, the first in over half a century, of a celebrated Danish classic. First published in 1880, Niels Lyhne won the admiration of many giants of the early 20th century: Man

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He struggles with these questions, right up to the point of death, when his friend tells him, “Opinions are only to live by—in life they can do some good, but what does it matter whether you die with one opinion or another?” Yet, to Niels it does matter, and he dies what Jacobsen calls “the diffi...

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