One Station Away by Olaf Olafsson

One Station Away

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...

Details One Station Away

TitleOne Station Away
Release DateDec 5th, 2017
GenreFiction, Contemporary, Literary Fiction

Reviews One Station Away

  • Marjorie
    Magnus is a New York City neurologist. He’s had three women in his life who have had a profound effect on him – his mother, Margaret, who is a pianist who has finally found fame; his fiancé whose time with him is far too short and one of his patients who is comatose. The author expertly weaves the stories of these three women into a compelling and masterful book.The gorgeously told love story between Magnus and Malena touched my heart and th...
  • Geonn Cannon
    2.5 stars. The story of three remarkable women... as told through a guy who happens to know them all. As a result, all three of the women are kept at arms length, painted with the same brush, explored through conjecture rather than who they actually are. Genuinely good writing, but to say this is a story about three women is misleading. It's a story about a guy who spends the whole book trying to figure out women he knows without actually letting...
  • Katherine
    A story that beautifully unfolds and is also surprisingly suspenseful. This book has a storyline that I would not normally say lends itself to a page-turning book but I found myself not wanting to put it down and eagerly turning pages. The themes of love and communication flow through this story and I loved the how those themes are explored in different situation. I believe Olafsson did a magnificent job of using first person narration in this bo...
  • Verna LaBounty
    Tangled relationships mixed with coma research.