By Christian Jungersen
An unnerving and riveting mental drama that demanding situations our notions of the way we view others and the way we build our personal feel of self.
Mia is an trouble-free schoolteacher in Denmark, whereas her husband, Frederik, is the gifted, hugely revered headmaster of a neighborhood deepest tuition. in the course of a holiday in Spain, Frederik has an coincidence and his stopover at to the sanatorium unearths a mind tumor that's progressively changing his character, confirming Mia's suspicions that her husband is not any longer the fellow he was once. Now she needs to defend herself and their teenage son, Niklas, from the unusual, blunted being who lives in her husband's body—and with whom she needs to proportion her domestic, her son, and her bed.
When it emerges that 365 days in the past Frederik had defrauded his institution of thousands of crowns, the implications of his envelope the full group. Frederick's obvious loss of situation does not support, and longstanding friendships with colleagues are thrown through the wayside. more and more remoted, Mia faces extra difficult questions. Had his disease already replaced him again then whilst he nonetheless appeared so satisfied? What are the felony ramifications?
In her help workforce for spouses of individuals with mind accidents, Mia meets a safety legal professional named Bernhard. jointly they assist organize for Frederik's court docket case via immersing themselves within the newest mind study and in vintage philosophical questions of unfastened will, whereas concurrently navigating the doubtful waters in their growing to be mutual infatuation. Jungersen's transparent, spare prose and ceaseless plot twists will preserve readers hooked till the final web page.