Margaret Jull Costa
For ten years Dora has ritualistically mourned her husband's death. Her beloved husband, a "Christ" so principled he rejected any ambition whatsoever as a construct of a corrupt society, succeeded only in leaving Dora and their daughter with nothing. When her mother-in-law reveals a shattering secret about their marriage one night, Dora's narrative of her own life is destroyed. Three generations of women -- Dora, her daughter, and mother-in-law --...