Author(s): Tove Ditlevsen; Anon


Tove is only twenty, but she's already famous, a published poet and wife of a much older literary editor. Her path in life seems set, but she has no idea of the struggles that lie ahead - love affairs, an unwanted pregnancy, physical pain and crippling opioid addiction. As the years go by, the central tension of Tove's life comes into painful focus- the terrible lure of dependency, in all its forms, and the possibility of living life freely and fearlessly - as an artist on her own terms.

The final volume in Ditlvesen's autobiographical trilogy and perhaps her masterpiece, Dependency is a dark and blisteringly honest account of addiction, and the way out.


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General Fields

  • : 9780241391747
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.368317
  • : July 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tove Ditlevsen; Anon
  • : Paperback
  • : 1910
  • : English
  • : 160