Butterflies in November

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir (Brian FitzGibbon)

After a day of being dumped - twice - and accidentally killing a goose, the narrator begins to dream of tropical holidays far away from the chaos of her current life. instead, she finds her plans wrec...ked by her best friend's deaf-mute son, thrust into her reluctant care. But when a shared lottery ticket nets the two of them over 40 million kroner, she and the boy head off on a road trip across iceland, taking in cucumber-farming hotels, dead sheep, and any number of her exes desperate for another chance. Blackly comic and uniquely moving, Butterflies in November is an extraordinary, hilarious tale of motherhood, relationships and the legacy of life's mistakes.
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Listopadoví motýli je už starší knížka islandské autorky Auður Avy Ólafsdóttir, která u nás ale vyšla teprve loni (jistě ne náhodou v listopadu!). U nakladatelství Plus už v roce 2012 vyšla autorčina známější kniha, Výhonek osmilisté růže. Tak dlouho jsem si ho chtěla přečíst, až vyšli Listopadoví motýli a já nakonec skončila u nich.   Poměrně často narážím na lidi, kteří mi tvrdí, že[...]

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After a day of being dumped - twice - and accidentally killing a goose, the narrator begins to dream of tropical holidays far away from the chaos of her current life. instead, she finds her plans wrecked by her best friend's deaf-mute son, thrust into her reluctant care. But when a shared lottery ticket nets the two of them over 40 million kroner, she and the boy head off on a road trip across iceland, taking in cucumber-farming hotels, dead sheep, and any number of her exes desperate for another chance. Blackly comic and uniquely moving, Butterflies in November is an extraordinary, hilarious tale of motherhood, relationships and the legacy of life's mistakes.