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The Glass Hotel (Penguin Random House Vintage)

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Artikelnummer: 9780525562948
Autor/Verlag: Mandel, Emily St. John

320 Seiten
von 2021
Sprache: Englisch
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events the exposure of a massive criminal enterprise and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea.

The perfect novel ... Freshly mysterious. The Washington Post


Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star lodging on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. On the night she meets Jonathan Alkaitis, a hooded figure scrawls a message on the lobby's glass wall: Why don t you swallow broken glass. High above Manhattan, a greater crime is committed: Alkaitis's billion-dollar business is really nothing more than a game of smoke and mirrors. When his scheme collapses, it obliterates countless fortunes and devastates lives. Vincent, who had been posing as Jonathan s wife, walks away into the night. Years later, a victim of the fraud is hired to investigate a strange occurrence: a woman has seemingly vanished from the deck of a container ship between ports of call.
 
In this captivating story of crisis and survival, Emily St. John Mandel takes readers through often hidden landscapes: campgrounds for the near-homeless, underground electronica clubs, service in luxury hotels, and life in a federal prison. Rife with unexpected beauty, The Glass Hotel is a captivating portrait of greed and guilt, love and delusion, ghosts and unintended consequences, and the infinite ways we search for meaning in our lives.

Look for Emily St. John Mandel s new novel, Sea of Tranquility, coming in April 2022!

Person Mandel, Emily St. John
Autor Mandel, Emily St. John
Genre Fremdsprachig