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Pelle the Conqueror, Volume 1

by Martin Andersen Nexo

The novel follows the character Pelle Karlsson, who immigrates to Denmark from Sweden in 1877 at age eight. At 18, he moves from Bornholm to Copenhagen, and becomes a leader in the labour movement in Denmark, motivated by poor working conditions.

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Language

English

Original Language

Danish

Published In

1906

Author

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Martin Andersen Nexø was a Danish author. He was one of the authors in the Modern Breakthrough movement in Danish art and literature. He was a socialist throughout his life and during the secon...

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