My Mother: A Mystery

Trude Lorentzen

This is the story about Mia. A happy woman who suddenly and inexplicable became mentally ill in the middle of life. She committed suicide when Trude was 15. Now Trude is an adult and has herself become a mother. She didn’t understand what happened to her mother then. Can she understand more now?

My Mother: A Mystery is a daughter’s declaration of love to a mother who was unable to live. It’s a story of powerlessness and hope, grief and survival. And about the fear of waking up one morning and being another person than you were the night before.

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  • Mysteriet Mamma
  • 2013
  • Forlaget Oktober
  • Biography
  • 273 pages