“Kongens fald” was originally published in three parts/volumes:
Part I: “Foraarets Død” (The Death of Spring), March 1900.
Part II: “Den store Sommer” (The Great Summer), November 1990.
Part III: “Vinteren” (The Winter), October 1901.
Mikkel Thøgersen is a social outcast whoose fate is strangly entwined with the fate of the danish king Christian II.