The Dutch house
As much a family saga as it is fairy tale meets the Great American Novel. A definate must read for dark and wet evenings this autumn!
This week’s recommendation from Johan is in english, for all our international visitors.
Ann Patchett´s latest novel The Dutch House, is as much a family saga as it is fairy tale meets the Great American Novel. It is hard to decide whether the house itself plays the main character or simply the stage on which this captivating and in parts dreamy plot unfolds in front of the reader.
I instantly fell for the narrator and his sister and the depiction of their relationship and the secrets that laid the foundation for a family trauma.
A definate must read for dark and wet evenings this autumn!