The Red Address Book - Sofia Lundberg
The Red Address Book by Sofia Lundberg
Doris age 96 lives alone in an apartment in Stockholm, and manages with the help of a home carer until she falls and breaks the hip. Her only family left is her grand niece Jenny, who lives in USA. They Skype together.
Sofia has an address book, but most names have been crossed over and added DEAD. With the names as starting point Sofia writes her memoirs to share the memories with Jenny. The result is a lovely heartwarming story about a long and colorful lived life.
It is Sofia Lundberg's debut novel and not without reason it has become an international success - published in 28 countries.