By Agneta Pleijel
A prophecy is got by way of a liked aunt, a prophecy that her younger niece eagerly waits to determine fulfilled.
the tale happens within the Fifties within the suburbs of Stockholm, within the college city of Lund, and within the usa. Neta’s adolescence is in disarray. She reads—words provide shape to the vagueness of existence—and is busy considering the feminine intercourse, family members, and the stupendous range of individuals on this planet. Her father, a mathematician, and her mom, a musician, are in consistent clash, but
she loves them either. steadily Neta realizes that she’s grown up in a lie and that she needs to step conscientiously in the course of the conflict sector of her mom and dad’ marriage.
this is often an insightful story concerning the look for fact, morality, and a spot of your individual within the world.
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A Fortune Foretold: A Novel by Agneta Pleijel