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Touch

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Touch

A mesmerizing, panoramic story of one man’s search to find a lover who suddenly disappeared decades before.

When the pandemic hits, Kristofer is forced to shutter his successful restaurant in Reykjavik, sending him into a spiral of uncertainty, even as his memory seems to be failing. But an uncanny bolt from the blue --- a message from Miko Nakamura, a woman whom he’d known in the '60s when they were students in London --- both inspires and rattles him, as he is drawn inexorably back into a love story that has marked him for life. Even as the pandemic upends his world, Kristofer finds himself pulled toward an answer to the mystery of Miko’s sudden departure decades before, compelling him to travel to London and Japan as the virus threatens to shut everything down.

A heart-wrenching love story and an absorbing mystery, TOUCH delves into the secrets of the past to explore the hidden lives that we all possess, the pain and beauty of our past loves and friendships that continue to leave their mark on us. Searching and lyrically rendered by acclaimed author Olaf Olafsson, TOUCH is a stunning tribute to the weight of history and the complexities of the human heart. 

Touch
by Olaf Olafsson

  • Publication Date: August 16, 2022
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Ecco
  • ISBN-10: 0063226987
  • ISBN-13: 9780063226982