The End of the Day
‘A writer with a profound comprehension of emotional destruction, loss and redemption’ Sunday Times
A retired widow in rural Connecticut wakes to an unexpected visit from her childhood best friend whom she hasn’t seen in forty-nine years.
A man arrives at a Bethlehem, Pennsylvania hotel to introduce his estranged father to his newborn daughter and finds him collapsed on the floor of the lobby.
A sixty-seven-year-old taxi driver in Kauai receives a phone call from the mainland that jars her back to a traumatic past.
These seemingly disconnected lives come together as half-century-old secrets begin to surface over the course of one fateful day…
Quietly devastating... A finely-wrought masterpiece... -- Francesca Carington * Sunday Telegraph *Novel of the Week* * Reading The End of the Day is like studying a stained-glass window up close...a large, beautiful, mysterious work of art. -- David Ebershoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Danish Girl and The 19th Wife A writer with a profound comprehension of emotional destruction, loss and redemption... -- Francesca Angelini * Sunday Times * Fabulously rich and compelling. * Daily Mail * [A] glorious novel. -- Helen Macdonald * Guardian *
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