Selma Lagerlöf
 The Girl from the Marsh Croft

Original Title: Tösen från Stormyrtorpet

There is a certain kind of person who always puts others and their well-being first.

This story is about a girl who has an illegitimate child, it is about love and renunciation, courage and cowardice, selflessness and greed.

Winner of the Swedish Nobel Prize for literature, this novella portrays fascinating characters full of life. Once you pick up this book, you really want to finish it in one sitting, which is quite possible given its brevity.


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