Three Women, One Summer


Original Title: Drei Frauen und ein Sommer

original edition

Paperback, with flaps, 400 pages, 13.5 x 20.6 cm, 5.3 x 8.1 in.
ISBN: 978-3-328-10555-8
€ 13.00 [D] | € 13.40 [A] | CHF 18.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Penguin

Date of publication: May 10, 2021


Lucinde  Hutzenlaub - Three Women, One Summer


Three women, an unforgettable summer, and a place that reawakens memories

Shortly before her 40th birthday, Kiki finds out that the man with whom she planned to spend the rest of her life is about to marry someone else. And then her mother asks her to come with her on a visit to Kiki's aunt in the mountains. Kiki only reluctantly agrees. But on a summer's evening by the lake, as the last rays of the sun warm the flat pebbles on the shore and Kiki inhales the scent of ripe raspberries, she begins to understand why her aunt Elsie feels so bound to this place.

At last, Elsie tells her the tragic story of Kurt, the love of her life, whom she met here during the last years of the war. Kiki senses her own attitude to many things in life change – particularly when the charming carpenter Jakob crosses her path…


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