Isaac and Nora haven’t visible one another in 5 years, but whilst Nora telephones Isaac overdue one evening, he is aware who it really is earlier than she’s spoken a note. Isaac, a photographer, is relinquishing his creative profession, whereas Nora, a author, is looking for to rededicate herself to hers.
Fueled through their rediscovered love, Nora is quickly on fireplace with the simplest paintings she’s ever performed, until eventually she realizes that the tale she's writing has become a fictionalized portrait of Isaac, exposing his frailties and compromises and certain to be seen by means of him as a betrayal. How will we stay devoted to our calling if it estranges us from the folks we adore? How will we stay in love once we have obvious the very worst of our family? those are the various questions explored in a singular that critics are calling “an absolute excitement” (The Seattle Times).
From the writer of Florence Gordon and Starting Out within the Evening, this can be a “novel of 2 star-crossed yet self-absorbed artists dealing with crises of the center and conscience. . . . An fascinating examine the character of affection and the necessity for reputation” (Booklist).
“I enjoyed this book.” —Alice Sebold
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