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  • Published: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241391754
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

Dependency



The searing final volume in Ditlevsen's celebrated autobiographical trilogy - a major publication for Penguin Classics in 2019

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.

  • Published: 5 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241391754
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

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