Hanne Richardt Beck

Hanne Richardt Beck was born in 1959.

She debuted with the novel De brune øjne, Arthur in 1993 and broke through with the novel Om so det gelder (2007), which takes place in Denmark during the occupation with cross-cuts to the present. Her most recent publications are the two critically acclaimed novels Unforeseen events (2016) and For enden af ​​perronen (2018), which were nominated for the DR Novel Prize 2019.

The press wrote:

on Unforeseen events :

♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ”terrific crime and women's novel ... with colossal mood and energy ... About the Soul. About Man. But above all about Culture's Eye, which constantly blinks nervously" Politiken

★★★ ★★ "Insightful novel ... It is a well-written and thoughtful story" Kristeligt Dagblad

★★ ★★ “elementally exciting ... surprising and absolutely thought-provoking ... three women's personal problems are seen both up close and in the light of the general fear of terror and pandemics ... finely and vibrating parallels between the anxiety on the individual level and globally seen"
Berlingske Tidende

about At the end of the platform :

♥♥♥♥♥ "Hanne Richard Beck's enormous period novel is an excellent and deeply interesting read ... a snapshot of a rapidly changing Denmark" Politiken

★★★ ★★ "clever story about tackling the difficult life and oneself ... vivid images of the times, which brilliantly capture the funny, gloomy, ridiculous, dangerous and beautiful tendencies of the zeitgeist" Dagbladenes Bureau

"a treat ... original connection of love story and description of society in Hanne Richardt Beck's best book to date" Weekendavisen

Otto and Louise
Otto and Louise
Hanne Richardt Beck

Novel by Hanne Richardt Beck

Otto is a tailor and travels in 1912 from Ebeltoft to Am...
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