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Astrid & Veronika

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Published by Recorded Books .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJill Tanner (Narrator), Susan Lyons (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11887902M
ISBN 101428170529
ISBN 109781428170520

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  Astrid’s father chose an older man for her to marry who married her for her property and not for love. Astrid obeyed her father and entered a loveless marriage. Veronika, a year-old writer from New Zealand, rents a house near Astrid’s home. Astrid watches the young woman move in and continues to observe her comings and goings for some time/5(). Veronika, a year-old writer, arrives in a tiny village looking for a solitary place where she can work on the follow-up to her successful first novel. The house next to the one she rents is owned by Astrid, a septuagenarian shut-in whose husband is slowly dying in a nursing home miles away. Through Astrid, Veronika has uncovered the story she needs to tell in her novel. As she had planned, it is about the power of love, but surprisingly it is not about her fiancé; that book will come later. This one will be about Astrid, who, in helping Veronika discover her story, writes the perfect ending to her own. Astrid & Veronika Linda Olsson, Viking Penguin pp. ISBN Summary With extraordinary emotional power, Linda Olsson's stunningly well-crafted debut novel recounts the unusual and unexpected friendship that develops between two women.

  Astrid and Veronika by Linda Olsson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). 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 /5(47). Free download or read online Astrid and Veronika pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Linda Olsson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, european literature story are,/5. This book by Linda Olsson has been on my reading list for so long that I had no memory of what it might be about when I at last got to it. I am so glad I finally read this gem. Olsson (her website is here) is a lyrical writer; she takes time about this craft of writing, creating phrases that fit together like ors Astrid and Veronika are both lonely, heartbroken women.

Author Bio • Birth— • Where—Stockholm, Sweden • Education—J.D., University of Stockholm; University of Wellington • Currently—lives in Auckland, New Zealand Linda Olsson is a Swedish-born novelist who lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Published in , her first novel, Astrid and Veronika, became an international best seller and was translated into 15 languages. About Astrid and Veronika 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. by Linda Olsson, reviewed & recommended. Linda Olsson’s first novel, Astrid & Veronika, is mesmerizing and you begin to turn the pages you will be swept up in this story of two women, strangers, whose tragic secrets connect them and lead them on a . Astrid & Veronika Linda Olsson, Author. Penguin $14 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Galley Talk: 'The Memory of Love' by Linda Olsson Buy this book In.