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Let Me Sing You Gentle Songs

(2005)
(Astrid and Veronika)
A novel by

 
 
In the midst of a harsh winter, young writer Veronika arrives in the Swedish countryside seeking stillness and solitude to come to terms with a recent tragedy. Her arrival is silently observed by gaunt Astrid, her elderly, reclusive neighbour from the farm next door, who in turn guards her own secrets. Astrid tentatively offers comfort in the form of companionship and lovingly home-cooked meals, but their friendship is a stop-start one. As the icy winter gives way to spring, Astrid and Veronika are drawn together and begin to embark on a tender and unusual friendship. Confiding in one another over hot-smoked trout and the new season's strawberries, the two women swap memories of loves lost, and the dark secrets that surround them both begin to come to light ...


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"Evokes with great beauty and precision, the landscape of a friendship." - Kim Edwards


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Hardback Editions

January 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Astrid and Veronika : A Novel
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 0-7394-8128-2 / 978-0-7394-8128-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Paperback Editions

July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Astrid and Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 0-14-103179-4 / 978-0-14-103179-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Astrid and Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 0-14-303807-9 / 978-0-14-303807-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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August 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: LET ME SING YOU GENTLE SONGS
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 0-14-302028-5 / 978-0-14-302028-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin New Zealand
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Audio Editions

July 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Let Me Sing You Gentle Songs
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Penguin Books NZ
Availability: Amazon   


July 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Let Me Sing You Gentle Songs
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Penguin Books NZ
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Astrid & Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


April 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Astrid & Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Let Me Sing You Gentle Songs
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


October 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Let Me Sing You Gentle Songs
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Astrid & Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 1-4281-7052-9 / 978-1-4281-7052-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


June 2007 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Astrid and Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 1-74163-657-4 / 978-1-74163-657-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: LINDA OLSSON'S ASTRID & VERONICA AUDIOBOOK CD'S COMPLETE & UNABRIDGED
Author(s): LINDA OLSSON
ISBN: 1-4281-4944-9 / 978-1-4281-4944-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: RECORDEDBOOKS
Availability: Amazon UK   


2005 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Astrid and Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 1-4281-5181-8 / 978-1-4281-5181-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   


2005 : USA Audio CD

Title: Astrid and Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
ISBN: 1-4281-4945-7 / 978-1-4281-4945-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

February 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Astrid and Veronika
Author(s): Linda Olsson
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon