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Astrid & Veronika

Linda Olsson

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.

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.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jill Tanner, Susan Lyons, Patricia Connolly

Length:

7h 7m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

02:02


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:48


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:55


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

13:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

12:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:01


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:46


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:47


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:17


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

16:32


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:42


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:47


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:15


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:53


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:49


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

12:41


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:27


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

11:03


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:18


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

23:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

21:47


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

14:09


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

16:28


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

21:05


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

12:54


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

10:04


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

02:05