Woman No. 17: A Novel by Edan Lepucki
By Edan Lepucki
excessive within the Hollywood Hills, author girl Daniels has determined to take a holiday from her husband. Left by myself together with her youngsters, she’s going to wish a hand taking good care of her younger son if she’s ever going to complete her memoir. according to a Craigslist advert, S arrives, a magnetic younger artist who will reside within the secluded visitor condominium out again, take care of Lady’s youngster, Devin, and retain a watchful eye on her older, teenage son, Seth. S plays her day activity superbly, fast drawing the whole relatives into her orbit, and turning into a confidante for woman.
yet within the warmth of the summer time, S’s connection to Lady’s older son takes a nerve-racking, and doubtless harmful, flip. And as woman and S stream towards each other, the modern veneer of Lady’s privileged existence starts off to crack, threatening to show previous secrets and techniques that she has been maintaining from her kinfolk. in the meantime, S is retaining secrets and techniques of her personal, approximately her genuine motivation for taking the task. S and woman are either taking part in a cautious video game, and each circulation they make endangers the issues they carry Most worthy.
Darkly comedian, twisty and demanding, this spell binding new novel defies expectation and proves Edan Lepucki to be the most proficient and intriguing voices of her generation.
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