The Tell: A Novel

The Tell: A Novel

Hester Kaplan


An based and haunting novel of affection and family members, The Tell calls for that we re-evaluate our notions of marriage—duty, compromise, betrayal, and the alternative to face by means of or depart those we love.

Mira and Owen's marriage is much less solid than they understand whilst Wilton Deere, an getting older, not well-known television megastar strikes in to the grand condominium round the corner. With lots of funds and many time to kill, Wilton is fascinating yet ruthless as he inserts himself into the couple's lifestyles in a quest for distraction, friendship—and so much urgently—a reference to Anya, the daughter he deserted years past. dealing with stresses at domestic and paintings, Mira starts off to accompany Wilton to a on line casino and is attracted to the slot machines. Escapism quickly turns to full-on habit and a transforming into tangle of lies and disgrace that threatens her fraying marriage and residential. Betrayed and pressured, Owen turns to the mysterious Anya, who's trying out her personal skill to belief her father after a long time apart.

The Tell is a finely-wrought novel approximately chance: of dependence, of accountability, of dependancy, of belief, of violence. instructed with equivalent components suspense, sympathy, and mental complexity, it indicates us the intimate and transferring ways that we exhibit ourselves sooner than we act, and what we imagine yet don’t find out about these closest to us.

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