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"A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history"--NoveList. After learning that her sister Maxine was killed when her husband drove them off a deserted road in Johannesburg, Kohler flew back to the country where she was born, determined to reckon with the tragedy and her...
A beautifully imagined tale of the Brontë sisters, "Becoming Jane Eyre" delicately unravels the connections between one of fiction's most indelible heroines and the remarkable woman who created her.
4) Love child
The compelling story of a forbidden marriage, a baby lost, and a love triangle gone horribly wrong, "Love Child" centers on Bill, a slightly disreputable white woman in Johannesburg who came of age, married, had children, and was widowed, all within the confines of South Africa's English enclave. Hers is a life circumscribed by wealth. Rounds of cocktails muffle feelings of being trapped; South African independence is a distant and unlikely concern....
Presents a fictionalized version of Sigmund Freud's analysis of a seventeen-young-old girl, Dora, whom Freud treated for hysteria through an interpretation of her dreams.
7) Open secrets
"The lies between a husband and wife are revealed, unraveling their family in this thrilling novel that moves between Beaulieu-Sur Mer, Switzerland, and Amagansett. Alice, Michel, and their daughter, Pamela, live a charmed life with a beautiful house on the French Riviera, elegant vacations, and boarding school in Switzerland for Pamela. But when Michel discovers Alice's betrayal in the midst of dealing with a crisis at the bank that he works for,...
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"In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women's March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors--including Alice Walker, Richard Russo, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Cunningham, Mary Higgins Clark, and Lee Child--with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen"--