Isabel's new environment mirrors the tensions and passions of her marriage. The dense heat of monsoon, the ruins of a corrupt regime, and the lonely existence of expatriates are vividly rendered in a lyrical, rolling prose that is never hurried but always compelling. City of Ghosts is a poignant and probing study of love and loss and marks the arrival of a fresh and exciting literary voice.
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Isabel Grady grew up on Cape Cod, where the men are silent but not often mysterious.So, naturally, when she moved to Manhattan to room with childhood friend Anna, she was unprepared for someone like Anna’s boyfriend Danny.| Read Full Review of City of Ghosts: A Novel