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It narrates the relationship between Alice, a book editor and aspiring writer in her mids, and Ezra Blazer, a brilliant, geriatric novelist who is partly modeled on Philip Roth. Read the review Read our profile of Lisa Halliday. Empathetic without being sentimental, her novel amply earned its place among the contenders for the Booker Prize and the National Book Award. Fiction Viking. Read the review. Slimani writes devastating character studies, and she also raises painful themes: the forbidden desires parents project onto their nannies, racial and class tensions. In this mesmerizingly twisted novel, only one thing is clear: Loneliness can drive you crazy.
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by Nico Walker
If we had to use a single word to describe the past year in books, it might be eclectic. Novels were told from the perspective of a woman imprisoned for murder, a woman who suddenly inherits a Great Dane and a woman having an affair with a writer who strongly resembles Philip Roth. - Please upgrade your browser. Show All.
Even the most modest mystery novel has the dignity of its lineage. In the permanent war that all genre fiction wages for respect, it can claim partial but persuasive ownership even of Dickens, of Voltaire. But the thriller is new money. Where did it come from? The genre spread fast and hard — America had all that unmelting, isolate, stoic toughness, and, with the west at last wholly settled, nowhere to put it, fictionally. Eventually an Englishman came up with Jack Reacher.