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One Station Away

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One Station Away

From the critically acclaimed Olaf Olafsson, an intimate yet sweeping story of a New York neurologist and the three women who change his life

An overlooked pianist who finally receives fraught success after decades of disappointment. An elusive dancer whose untimely death her fiancé is desperate to untangle. A mysterious patient who is comatose after a violent accident.

These are the three women who animate Olaf Olafsson’s brilliantly rendered ONE STATION AWAY. Magnus, a New York neurologist --- son to one, lover to another and doctor to a third --- is the thread that binds these women’s stories together as he navigates relationships defined by compromise and misunderstanding, guilt and forgiveness and, most of all, by an obsessive attempt to communicate --- to understand and to be understood, to love and to be loved.

A deeply affecting family tale, a heart-rending love story that spans the globe, and a suspenseful drama at the edge of the mystery of life and death, ONE STATION AWAY is a profoundly moving story of memory, identity and misconnection, a novel of haunting power and lasting insight.

One Station Away
by Olaf Olafsson

  • Publication Date: December 24, 2018
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Ecco
  • ISBN-10: 0062677497
  • ISBN-13: 9780062677495