Benedicte Meyer Kroneberg

Where It Burns

B. lives in Singapore and works at a shelter for women who have fled from their employer. They have arrived in the country looking for a better life, but the working conditions are demanding, and for many, life has become a nightmare. We follow B. over the course of a dramatic day, both for herself and for the women, balancing precariously between safety and danger. An intense depiction of happiness and misfortune. Where It Burns is a disturbing novel about modern slavery and personal responsibility.

Benedicte Meyer Kroneberg

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Photo: Fredrik Arff

Benedicte Meyer Kroneberg (b. 1972) was born in Oslo. She graduated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology with a degree in Nordic literature.

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Edited April 18, 2018 by Cappelen Damm Agency