It is a novel #9 in the Armand Gamache series. From http://www.gamacheseries.com/about/: LOUISE PENNY is the #1 The New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of twelve Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has been awarded the John Creasey Dagger, Nero, and Barry Awards, as well as two each of the Arthur Ellis,… Continue reading Louise Penny, How the Light Gets In (2013)
In this darkly riveting debut novel—a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also a heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging—an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences. Maud,… Continue reading Emma Healey, Elizabeth Is Missing (2014)
Five friends. Only one can survive the Neverworld Wake. Who would you choose? From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Night Film comes an absorbing psychological suspense thriller in which fears are physical and memories come alive. Once upon a time, back at Darrow-Harker School, Beatrice Hartley… Continue reading Marisha Pessl, Neverworld Wake (2018)
The title includes the word Enemies, why? Relation to Judaism by major characters, Herman attempts to reform, Yadviga converts, Rabby employs a ghostwriter, etc. Characters escaping from reality Herman's character somehow reminds of some of the Checkov's characters, philistines. In some ways the three wives situation and Herman's inability to deal with it was comic.
A masterpiece. Comedy? Tragedy? Is it really about survivors only? From Wiki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enemies,_A_Love_Story): Enemies, A Love Story (Yiddish: Sonim, di Geshichte fun a Liebe) is a novel by Isaac Bashevis Singer first published serially in the Jewish Daily Forward in 1966. The English translation was published in 1972. Plot summary Set in New York City… Continue reading Enemies, A Love Story, Isaac Bashevis Singer