Marte Qvenlid´s debut novel The Summer Party starts with the main carachter Sylvi having a sudden feeling of vertigo and having to sit down. She is waiting for her son, daughter in law and grandson, and everything has so be perfect. Two types of wheat bread, the pavorite pie of the grandson and so on. But Sylvi is no longer as young and agile as the has been. Her health is fallling apart, the same way that her farm is falling apart because the planet has started falling apart. And soon we will find that the small familiy arriving is also falling apart.
The Summer Party is a novel about loosing those who are your closest, and the right to keep in control. In control over you own life, the life of others and the life of the planet.
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