Astrid and Veronika

Astrid and Veronika

Linda Olsson


With striking emotional energy, Linda Olsson’s stunningly well-crafted debut novel recounts the weird and unforeseen friendship that develops among ladies. Veronika, a tender author from New Zealand, rents a home in a small Swedish village as she attempts to return to phrases with a contemporary tragedy whereas additionally completing a singular. Her arrival is silently saw via Astrid, an older, reclusive neighbor who slowly turns into a presence in Veronika’s existence, supplying convenience within the kind of companionship and lovingly ready home-cooked foodstuff. Set opposed to a haunting Swedish panorama, Astrid & Veronika is a lyrical and meditative novel of affection and loss, and a narrative that may stay with readers lengthy after the characters’ secrets and techniques are printed.

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