The diary of a parish clerk and other stories
The nineteenth-century Danish writer, Steen Steensen Blicher deserves to stand alongside the great writers of world literature, from Boccaccio to Maupassant, and this selection of his work will make a group of his most important stories available in the English-speaking world. These reveal not only the writer himself but the country and culture which formed him in the early years of the nineteenth century.
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The Gamekeeper at Aunsbjerg
Alas How Changed
The Hosier and His Daughter
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