Remnants of Despair is the second volume in the Great Nordic Poetry – collection. This second volume is written by the young and talented Nordic author, Helene Thybo Jørgensen.
“Remnants of Despair” by Helene Thybo Jørgensen is a poetry collection about queer love and the challenges one encounters along the way.
NOTE: Since the book is printed on demand, you can expect a longer delivery time.
It binds together the raw emotions of passion, love, panic, and grief into one book. It’s about meeting the right person at the wrong time. It’s about meeting a person you see through rose-tinted glasses, and whom you know will leave you to collect the fragments of the person you once were.
Writing the book has helped the author through break-ups, and the hope is that it can also help the reader. In a time where mental health is more important than ever, the book aims to provide insight into how young people feel and help navigate the world of love.
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Out & About wrote an article about Remnants of Despair. “I hope that the book can show other young people in the LGBT+ community that they are not alone with their feelings. That my poems can help provide insight into how young people feel and what it’s like to navigate the world of love, especially at a time when mental health is more important than ever before.” Read the entire article here.
Bogmarkedet.dk wrote a good review of Remnants of Despair. “My first thought when I unpacked this book was that it was an exceptionally beautiful book… It’s brave, almost naked poetry delivered with incredibly charming sincerity… The poet expresses themselves with enviable precision throughout almost all of the book’s texts… “Rester af fortvivlelse” (Remnants of Despair) is truly a book that appeals to the emotions, and it’s not only suitable for the young but also speaks to anyone who has once been young…” Read the review here.