Berlin’s sky glows in a fiery blue when I get off the plane. It’s chilly in the air, but it feels like spring. I take off my hat and put it in my pocket. Bye bye Sweden.
What do you do when you have a big fight with your best friend, your home is invaded by strangers and your father changes girlfriends like others change socks? Everlyn Bea Billing goes to Germany.
Bea’s eccentric mother lives in Berlin and is always busy with her work as an artist, too busy to see Bea. It’s been years since Bea visited, but finally she is invited (after some persuasion) – she is excited! But things don’t turn out as expected, and Bea feels lonelier than ever…
Cecilia Lidbeck has written a funny and pitchperfect novel about friendship, family life and an adventurous journey – at a fast pace but without, for that matter, losing any depth. In short: a novel that is extra everything!