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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Benedicte Meyer Kroneberg (b. 1972) has a degree in Nordic Literature from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and has written six novels. She has lived in London and Singapore, but now resides in the sleepy town of Arendal in the south of Norway.

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Edited September 09, 2019 by Cappelen Damm Agency