During World War I a blind girl lives with her mother and aunt in an inn. Her dad is fighting at the front. The girl likes sitting outside on a bench. One day, the girl smells something new. There is an African soldier sitting next to her. He is very unhappy in this cold land and misses his wife and son. In turn, the soldier and the girl describe their experiences.
A warm novel about the friendship between a girl and a soldier.
Themes: World War I, soldier, African, blindness
Rights sold: Danish, French, German