Often I Am Happy

Often I Am Happy

For fans of The Dinner: a gem of a short novel about friendship, secrets, and two marriages.

"Often I am happy and yet I want to cry; / For no heart fully shares my joy." - B.S. Ingemann

As the novel opens, Ellinor is seventy. Her husband Georg has just passed away, and Ellinor is struck with the need to confide in someone, believing that language only has significance when shared. She addresses Anna, her long-dead best friend, who was also Georg's first wife. Fully… (more)

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Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (April 11, 2017)

Collection: Twelve

Page count: 192 pages

Language: English

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