Beckomberga is a wise novel about human decay, weakness and love.
It is about Jackie whose father is Jim. Her image of her father falls further apart the older she grows and the more wretched his life turns. He is mentally unstable and is oftened hospitalised at the psychiatric hospital Beckomberga for long stretches.
We enter childhood, a fierce love, an odd existence and the hunt for happiness and life.
This is a beautiful and enthralling novel that puts humanity under the loop.