This is a novel about Camilla who wander through the streets of Kristiansand, the same streets her grandfather wandered in his youth. Her grandfather is slowly approaching the end of his life and she is soon to be in the middle of hers. As he shares his memories with her and reminisces about growing up in the same town during in a different time, an unexpected friendship between them emerges.
The Most Beautiful at Dusk is a novel about family and about getting to know each other before it's too late. It's a wonderful reminder of the major things in life - death, love and longing for something perfect.
Chosen as one of the best books of the year 2019 by the national broadcaster in Norway.
This novel touches me deeply (...) This is the book about a grandfather and the generations he remembers. A wise choice. The novel becomes the traces after a long life .
A feel-good novel that actually manages to convey the great feeling of goodness. (...) With ‹It is most beautiful at dust› Camilla Bøksle has vividly written a portrait of a dying man, in a beautiful book of memories.
Remarkable debut novel (...) Love, respect, compassion and gratitude – the book overflows of all of this. And it is beautiful.
Camilla Bøksle writes well, she has the instruments and knows to put pressure where it hurts, both with herself and with her grandfather.
With ‹It is most beautiful at dust› Camilla Bøksle has vividly written a portrait of a dying man, in a beautiful book of memories.