Butterflies in November - Chapters 0 - 12 Summary & Analysis

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
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The novel opens with a flash-forward of the unnamed narrator and an unknown man looking at an old photo. The narrator, a car, and an unrelated 17-year-old boy are in the photo. In the present, the narrator hits a goose with her car, causing the goose to die and her loose papers containing her translation work to go flying (she is about to deliver these papers to her client). The narrator decides to put the bird in the trunk and cook it later. The narrator stops at her lover’s house (who is also her client) and feels slightly bad about cheating on her husband, Thorsteinn. After the narrator and her lover have sex, the lover asks if she noticed that he had parked beside her and iced off her windshield days before. She states that she did not. The lover then tells...

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