Taking place during the first half of the sixteenth century, The Fall of the King tells the story of dreamy, slacking student Mikkel Th++gersen and the entanglements that ultimately bring him into service as a mercenary under King Christian II of Denmark. Moving from the Danish
countryside to Stockholm during the execution of Swedish nobility and finally to the imprisonment of Mikkel and Christian, the narrative is a lyrical encapsulation of GÇ£the fallGÇ¥GÇöthe fall of country, history, individuals, and nature.
Fall of the King
University of Minnesota Press