The Good Hope (novel)

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The Good Hope
Author William Heinesen
Original title Det gode håb
Translator W. Glyn Jones
Country Faroe Islands (Denmark)
Language Danish
Publisher Gyldendal
Publication date
Published in English
Pages 245
ISBN 87-00-02674-3

The Good Hope (Danish: Det gode håb) is a 1964 novel by the Faroese writer William Heinesen, and set in 17th century Torshamn. It received the Nordic Council Literature Prize.[1] Heinesen wrote in Danish language. Later his novels including The Good Hope were translated into Faroese language.

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  1. ^ "The winners". Nordic Council. Retrieved 2011-11-05.