3 Crazily Compelling Page-Turners
You want stories that keep you up all night. You want juicy plot twists and characters worth cheering for all the way to the end. So here they are, from the newest to the plot-twistiest.
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March 08, 2013
Everybody knows everybody in Brewster, Rhode Island, and not much happens. Then, in the space of a few days, a newborn disappears from the local hospital, and a corn snake is left in its place; a stranger arrives in town and is gruesomely murdered; and marauding packs of coyotes start attacking civilians.
Two brothers and their wives meet for a meal at a nice, mutually convenient restaurant—sounds pretty unremarkable, right? But The Dinner, Herman Koch's sparkling, spine-tinglingly creepy new novel, is just the opposite: It's astonishing.
Typically, a ghost story involves the dead, not the living. But Constance Schulyer Klein is no ordinary ghost: She's the live, flesh-and-blood protagonist at the center of a gripping, painful family saga.