British woman and the Danish professor are brought together over their
shared interest in the Tollund Man, a anthropological find that resides
in a Denmark museum. Both have had disappointments in their life and
their attempts to overcome them brings them closer together. The
"niceness" of these people might have been too sacharine in other times,
but right now it was a tonic.
Youngson does a very good job of slowly opening each of them up, not rushing things but also not belaboring them. You can probably guess the ending but would the reader want it any other way.
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