By Jessica Keener
Budapest is a urban of secrets and techniques, a spot the place every little thing is opaque and not anything is because it turns out. it's to this enigmatic urban younger American couple, Annie and should, stream with their baby son, presently after the autumn of the Communist regime. Annie hopes to flee the ghosts from her prior; Will desires to take his probability as an entrepreneur in Hungary’s newly constructing economy.
yet just a couple of months after relocating there, they obtain a secretive request from acquaintances within the US to ascertain up on an aged stranger who additionally has lately arrived in Budapest. after they become aware of that his sole goal for coming there's to special revenge on a guy who he's confident seduced after which murdered his daughter, Will insists they've got not anything to do with him. Annie, although, not able to withstand a person she feels may have her aid, quickly unearths herself enmeshed within the previous man’s plan, stuck up in a scheme that might finish with death.
Atmospheric, secretive, very like the previous Hungarian urban itself, Strangers in Budapest is an intricately woven tale of lives that intersect and pull aside, excellent for enthusiasts of Celeste Ng’s Everything I by no means instructed You and Chris Pavone’s The Expats. Keener has written a transporting novel a couple of couple attempting to make a brand new existence in a overseas land, simply to discover themselves drawn right into a cultural, and generational, vendetta.
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