By Louise Doughty
From the writer of Apple Tree Yard, a masterful mystery approximately espionage, love, and redemption
John Harper is in hiding in a distant hut on a tropical island. As he lies conscious at evening, hearing the rain at the roof, he believes his lifestyles should be at risk. yet he's much less terrified of what will take place than of what he’s already done.
In a neighborhood city, he meets Rita, a lady along with her personal tragic historical past. they start an affair, yet can they give one another redemption? Or do the ghosts of the earlier regularly meet up with us within the end?
Moving among Europe throughout the chilly conflict, Civil Rights–era California, and Indonesia in the course of the massacres of 1965 and the next army dictatorship, Black Water explores many of the darkest occasions of contemporary historical past in the course of the tale of 1 afflicted guy.
In this gripping follow-up to Apple Tree Yard, Louise Doughty writes with the intelligence, brilliant characterization, and ethical ambiguity that make her fiction resonate within the reader's brain lengthy after the ultimate page.
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Black Water: A Novel by Louise Doughty