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Let's Hope for the Best - Carolina Setterwall

Let's Hope for the Best

Paperback Published: 1st July 2019
ISBN: 9781526604927
Number Of Pages: 400

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The International Bestseller. A Scandinavian One Day, Let's Hope for the Best is a beautifully written, intimate and emotionally brave debut novel about a young mother facing the sudden death of her partner.

The last time I say goodnight to you I don't know it's the last time.

One evening, thirty-six-year-old Carolina says goodnight to her partner, Aksel. There'll be time tomorrow – time to work on their relationship, to calm their nine-month-old son, to embark on a new chapter as a family. But then Aksel dies unexpectedly in the night, and Carolina's world is turned upside down.

Told in two narratives that work towards the moment of Aksel's death, Let's Hope for the Best recounts the intensity of falling in love. Carolina unpacks the small details of life before tragedy, determined to find some explanation for the bad hand she's been dealt. When an opportunity for new romance presents itself, she finds herself assuming the reticent role Aksel once held. She's been given the gift of love again. But will she take it?

About the Author

Carolina Setterwall was born in 1978 in Sala, Sweden. She studied Media and Communication in Uppsala, Stockholm and London and has worked within the music and publishing industries as an editor and writer. Setterwall lives in Stockholm with her son. Let's Hope for the Best is her first novel.

Industry Reviews

“An electrifying read. A book that forces itself upon you, impossible to resist and difficult to pause”
Maria Schottenius, Dagens Nyheter

“A rich, honest, and poignant portrayal of the many dimensions of grief”
Alba.nu

ISBN: 9781526604927
ISBN-10: 1526604922
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st July 2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.6  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.42

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