Stolen Spring by Hans Scherfig

"Stolen Spring" is a satirical novel that delves into the oppressive and rigid educational system of a Danish boys' school in the 1930s. Through the eyes of its young protagonists, the narrative critiques the stifling and often absurd academic environment that prioritizes rote learning and strict discipline over genuine intellectual growth and individuality. The story exposes the tragic consequences of such an education on the spirits and lives of the students, highlighting the loss of youth and potential as the system fails to nurture or understand the needs of its pupils.

The 4897th greatest book of all time


Published
1940
Nationality
Danish
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Danish

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