MELVILLE HOUSE PUB:
A New York Times Editors' Choice
"A pleasure to read from beginning to end." --Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March
Esther, an American art conservator, has fled New York for London--partly to escape her failing marriage, partly to tend to her dying mother. On her first night there, she spots a young man returning home very late, wet and muddy, to the house next door. Their eyes connect and he disappears inside.
This first encounter sparks Esther's curiosity about her new neighbors: Amir, the moody college student she caught sneaking... View More...