Astrid and Veronika

By: Linda Olsson

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With extraordinary emotional power, Linda Olsson's stunningly well-crafted debut novel recounts the unusual and unexpected friendship that develops between two women. Veronika, a young writer from New Zealand, rents a house in a small Swedish village as she tries to come to terms with a recent tragedy while also finishing a novel. Her arrival is silently observed by Astrid, an older, reclusive neighbor who slowly becomes a presence in Veronika's life, offering comfort in the form of companionship and lovingly prepared home-cooked meals. Set against a haunting Swedish landscape, "Astrid & Veronika" is a lyrical and meditative novel of love and loss, and a story that will remain with readers long after the characters' secrets are revealed.

Title: Astrid and Veronika

Author Name: Linda Olsson

Categories: Novel SC,

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics): February 2007

ISBN Number: 0143038079

ISBN Number 13: 9780143038078

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Seller ID: 10000000115452

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