Gösta Berling's Saga by Selma Lagerlöf

The novel tells the story of Gösta Berling, a defrocked minister who becomes a cavalier at Ekeby Manor in Värmland, Sweden. His journey is filled with a series of adventures, romantic encounters, and battles with the forces of nature and the changing seasons. Throughout the narrative, the themes of redemption, love, and the enduring spirit of community are explored. Gösta's character, along with the other cavaliers and the people of Värmland, represents the struggle between good and evil, and the power of love and redemption.

The 2472nd greatest book of all time


Published
1891
Nationality
Swedish
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
150,000
Original Language
Swedish

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