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Book Information: Good Hope, the

Good Hope, the (1964) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

An epistolary novel based on the life of the Reverend Lucas Debes, a larger than life character called Peder Børresen in the novel. It tells a story of brutal oppression, poverty and terrible diseases, but also of resistance and of having the courage of one’s convictions. It is a dramatic fantasy in which Heinesen’s customary themes – the struggle against evil, sectarianism, superstition and oppression –emerge on a higher plane, set against the backcloth of the Faroe Islands in the 1690s.

Original title: Det gode håb
Original languages: Danish

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Good Hope

The Good Hope (2011)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: W. Glyn Jones
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Manifested in:

The Good Hope (April 14, 2011)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dedalus Books
ISBN: 9781903517987
Pages: 575

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