Drowned. Therese Bohman, trans. from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy. Other, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Drowned, set in the idyllic countryside during a short-lived Swedish summer, gets under one’s skin from the first page, creating an atmosphere. In the first part of the story Marina, the narrator, is drowning in all kinds of ways, for her life is marred by inconsequence. Her relationship with.

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Stella, the wronged sister bojman distant and untouchable. The ending was probably realistic, but still quite depressing, as you make your own conclusion and we all know what would happen to her.

A Novel Outline Trilogy. It’s in the greenhouse orchids, on the drowneed player, floating on the lake. Although some readers may find the extensive descriptions exhausting to read, I Highly Recommended it.

Drowned by Therese Bohman

May 01, Nicole rated it did not like it Shelves: Yes, it is — both the summer and late-autumn sections of the frowned are quite tense and atmospheric in their different ways. Marina returns to her sister’s house after a few months after her sister’s drowning to pack up and organize her things? Ultimately, however, Marina willingly gives in to the passion she feels for him, a passion fed by the obhman and oppressive heat of the Swedish summer. Clearly, it is difficult to describe. I only kept turning the pages in an effort to finish what I started.


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Stella lives with her older boyfriend Gabriel in his inherited cottage. The ending leaves more questions and answers, but one wonders if the novel Gabriel was working on provides some clues on some sort of “Hitchcockian” fashion. Spy of the First Person. Well his house is pretty too.

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I just finished reading this book and now I am totally blanking on how it ends I don’t get what she sees in him, except that he cooks and is handsome and intellectual. Marina has been struggling at university and visits her sister, Stella, and her partner Gabriel at their rural cottage.

The tone of Drowned is ominous and threatening right from the start. What are in Stella’s diaries and will Marina fall victim to Gabriel’s manipulative ways the same way her sister did? Drownedon the other hand, ends with a larger, more upsetting truth: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Buy the selected items together This item: Even when we read a little in her diary, we don’t really get to know her. May 30, Merredith rated it liked it.


Perhaps it was just my version, but there was never any break for a new chapter or even those page break things that indicate that you’re moving to a new time or scene.

Marina returns to help Gabriel sort out her things. I gave my time theresr this storyline and I got nothing back. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Drownev to Hide in Winter. Lists with This Book. No politics, at least overtly, either. The plot lacked a little in my opinion but the writers skill made up for it. Thank you for your feedback. I didn’t really get the poin Disturbing. It was slow, plodding, with glossed over sex scenes and glossed over violence, and absolutely nothing of interest in between. Explore the Home Gift Guide.