The American Lover

The American Lover

And Other Stories

Book - 2015
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"Trapped in a London apartment, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s Paris. The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster's cottage, miles from Moscow. A young woman who is about to marry a rich aristocrat instead begins a torrid relationship with a construction worker. A father, finally free of his daughter's demands, embarks on a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat. A middle-aged woman cares for her injured mother at Christmas. And in the grandest house of all, Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor, Daphne du Maurier" -- provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2015
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780393246711
Characteristics: 232 pages : illustration ; 22 cm


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Apr 01, 2015

I'm usually not a fan of short story novels but I have to admit, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Each story was so different and interesting. Would definitely recommend it for a quick read.


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