The Writing on the Wall: A Novel

The Writing on the Wall: A Novel


For the 1st time, considered one of ny City's significant resident authors spins a breathtakingly quick, intimate relatives novel set round the September eleventh assaults. Thirty-four and decidedly self reliant, Renata has been identified to maintain her involvement with humans - males specifically - to a minimal. Even her task on the library retains her at a get rid of from the uncertainty of trusting other folks with the tales of her earlier. in its place, she loses herself in language, consistently measuring the integrity of phrases opposed to lived event. Then Jack, sufferer, reliable and attractive, enters her existence. One brilliant September morning as Renata walks around the Brooklyn Bridge to paintings, the sky bursts open and alter comes unexpectedly. It fast turns into transparent within the days forward that Renata can't hold stories of her buried prior - of a dual sister, a betrayal, of family members truths too grotesque to recognize - at bay. Written with great compassion and mind's eye, expert via an abiding love for the folk of recent York, and crafted through a grasp storyteller on the peak of her powers, "The Writing at the Wall" is a profoundly attractive novel approximately how one girl observed - and all of us proceed to think of - the defining occasion of our time.

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