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Jenny - A Novel


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“Jenny” is a 1911 novel written by Sigrid Undset. Set in Rome and Norway, it revolves around the protagonist Jenny Winge who sets out to become a professional painter. However, her plans are scuppered when she falls pregnant by her fiancés father. When the baby dies, she descends into a deep depression that ends in tragedy. Sigrid Undset (1882–1949) was a Norwegian novelist most famous for her trilogy “Kristin Lavransdatter”. She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. A fantastic example of classic Norwegian literature not to be missed by fans and collectors of Undset's fantastic work. Read & Co. Books is publishing this classic novel now in a new edition complete with an excerpt from 'Six Scandinavian Novelists' by Alrik Gustafrom.



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Published 26 May 2020
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EAN13 9781528790390
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