A Dark Stranger

Product Number: EB00478886
Released: Jul 28, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781782270584
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Please log in to view pricing

Description

From the moment he arrives at an elegant seaside hotel with his lover, Allan unsettles and obsesses the other guests. Elusive, equivocal, beautiful, he lives, gambles, swims and dances with a strange fierceness that they find intoxicating. Soon he even haunts their dreams. One by one, each guest is fatally drawn to Allan. And, as the hazy August heat fades and summer comes to an end, they gravitate towards self-destruction. Rich, lushly poetic, A Dark Stranger is a dreamlike portrayal of lives lived on the edge of the abyss.

x-large
Author(s): Julien Gracq
Original Publish Date: May 21, 2013

Sign up for our email newsletter