The Night Guest
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $26.00|
| Book Description: |
A mesmerizing first novel about trust, dependence, and fear, from a major new writer
Ruth is widowed, her sons are grown, and she lives in an isolated beach house outside of town. Her routines are few and small. One day a stranger arrives at her door, looking as if she has been blown in from the sea. This woman—Frida—claims to be a care worker sent by the government. Ruth lets her in. Now that Frida is in her house, is Ruth right to fear the tiger she...