The Gloaming, Paperback
"Deeply satisfying. Finn is a remarkably confident and supple storyteller. The Gloaming] deserves major attention."--John Williams, New York Times "In this richly textured, intricately plotted novel, Finn] assures us that heartbreak has the same shap...
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"Deeply satisfying. Finn is a remarkably confident and supple storyteller. The Gloaming] deserves major attention."--John Williams, New York Times "In this richly textured, intricately plotted novel, Finn] assures us that heartbreak has the same shape everywhere. The Gloaming is chillingly cinematic in contrasting East Africa's exquisite landscape with the region's human needs. Yet even in a malevolent setting, Finn shows us acts of selflessness and redemption. Her fascination with the duality of Africa -- "the most honest place on earth" -- shines fiercely."--Lisa Zeidner, New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice "A propulsive literary thriller. Finn, who writes with a psychological acuity that rivals Patricia Highsmith's, switches between Europe and Africa in tense alternating chapters, rewarding close attention. The book is terrific... subtle and thrilling. Remarkably well-paced and well-written... Don't expect to be able to set this book down or forget its haunted characters."--Kirkus Reviews, starred "Intense, impressive."--The Guardian "I rarely get as invested in the outcome of a novel as I did reading The Gloaming, but the empathies that Finn evokes in this powerful and unpredictable book are not casual; these traumas could be our own. Finn's] prose is hypnotic and knife-precise and at times so beautiful it's unnerving. I didn't read this book so much as I experienced it and it will haunt me for a very, very long time."--Jill Alexander Essbaum, New York Times-bestselling author of Hausfrau Pilgrim's husband left her for another woman, stranding her in a Swiss town where she is involved in an accident that leaves three children dead. Cleared of responsibility though overcome with guilt, she absconds to Africa, befriending a series of locals each with their own tragic past. Mysteriously, the remains of an albino appear, spooking everyone--sign of a curse placed by a witch doctor--though its intended recipient is uncertain. Pilgrim volunteers to rid the town o
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