Klaus Rifbjerg

Klaus Rifbjerg was a prolific Danish writer, poet, and filmmaker known for his significant contributions to modern Danish literature. He authored over 100 novels, poetry collections, and essays, and was a prominent cultural figure in Denmark.

Books

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  1. 1. Den Kroniske Uskyld

    The novel is a coming-of-age story set in post-war Denmark, focusing on the intense friendship and emotional turmoil of two teenage boys, Janus and Tore. As they navigate the complexities of adolescence, their bond is tested by the allure of new relationships, societal expectations, and the struggles with their own identities. The narrative delves into themes of innocence, sexuality, and rebellion, painting a vivid portrait of youth caught between the innocence of childhood and the responsibilities of adulthood. Through the boys' experiences, the book explores the bittersweet transition into maturity and the chronic innocence that lingers amidst the harsh realities of growing up.

    The 4653rd Greatest Book of All Time