Mrs. Tina Hopgood is an English farmer’s wife, and Anders Larsen a widowed curator at a museum in Denmark. Though a common interest in one of the museum exhibits brings them together, Anders and Tina soon begin sharing increasingly personal stories and thoughts from their lives, including some never spoken of before. It is touching and uplifting to follow along as their relationship develops, solely through their letters. Slow down and take your time with this contemplative read.
“A thoughtful meditation on buried passions, regrets, love, grief, and loneliness. But Youngson’s debut offers hope for change in its tender exploration of what it means to have experienced a life well-lived.”―The Guardian
“A moving tribute to friendship and love, to the courage of the ordinary, and to starting again.”―Rachel Joyce, New York Times bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
“Precise, clear, funny, poignant, and truthful. This is a work of art, dear readers. Revel in its beauty.”―Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author of The Shoemaker’s Wife and Lucia, Lucia