The Boy in the Suitcase Setting

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Denmark

Denmark is a northern European country where Nina Borg and her family live. The coast of Denmark is also home to Jan Marquart and his family. It is in Denmark where Jucas kidnaps and smuggles Mikas in a suitcase from Lithuania. It is to Denmark that Sigita travels to get her son back. The novel occurs in Denmark during the summer, during a heatwave. Denmark is a country clearly beset by the issue of immigration, both legal and illegal. Nina believes that Denmark is a haven for lost souls. As such, she commits to working underground with a network seeking to help illegal immigrants settle in the country and receive proper medical care. Work with the illegal immigrant community in Denmark is considered worrisome by Morten, who is primarily concerned for his wife’s safety.

Lithuania

Lithuania is a northern country in Eastern Europe. It is from Lithuania...

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