The Cold Song

The Cold Song

Linn Ullmann

One of the New York instances publication Review's 100 amazing Books of 2014!

Ullmann’s characters are advanced and paradoxical: neither absolutely in charge nor totally innocent
Siri Brodal, a chef and eating place proprietor, is married to Jon Dreyer, a well-known novelist stricken by writer’s block. Siri and Jon have daughters, and jointly they spend their summers at the coast of Norway, in a mansion belonging to Jenny Brodal, Siri’s fashionable and unforgiving mother.
Siri and Jon’s marriage is loving yet tough, and through painful secrets and techniques. they've got a strained dating with their elder daughter, Alma, who struggles to discover her position within the kinfolk constellation. while Milla is employed as a nanny to permit Siri to paintings her lengthy hours on the eating place and Jon to supposedly meet the closing date on his e-book, existence within the idyllic summer season neighborhood takes a dire flip. One wet July evening, Milla disappears with out a hint. After her is still are found and a suspect is pointed out, each person who had any reference to her feels implicated in her tragedy and haunted through what they can have performed to avoid it.
The chilly Song is a narrative approximately telling tales and approximately how existence is constantly invented and reinvented.

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