By Judith Claire Mitchell
A nationwide JEWISH ebook AWARD FINALIST
“The regulate sisters are mordant, wry, and crystalline in wit and imaginative and prescient; it's a super excitement to rocket via generations in their family members histories with them.” —Lauren Groff, New York Timesbestselling author of Fates and Furies, The Monsters of Templeton, and Arcadia
In the waning days of 1999, the final of the Alters—three broken yet wisecracking sisters who proportion an condominium on Manhattan’s top West Side—decide it’s time to shut the circle of the kinfolk curse by means of taking their very own lives. yet first, girl, Vee, and Delph needs to clarify the origins of that curse and the way it has manifested during the previous generations. Unspooling threads of background, own reminiscence, and family members lore, they weave a captivating account that stretches again a century to their great-grandfather, an excellent scientist whose specialist triumph grew to become the poor legacy that defines them. A suicide be aware crafted by way of 3 vibrant, humorous women, A Reunion of Ghosts is the ultimate bankruptcy of a saga lifetimes within the making—one that's inexorably intertwined with the tale of the 20 th century itself.
“Mitchell explores the mixed-blessing bonds of family members with wry wit. This unique story is black comedy at its best.”—People Book of the Week
“A wealthy portrait of a classy relatives, at turns violent and hilarious.”—Emma Straub, New York Timesbestselling author
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A Reunion Of Ghosts: A Novel by Judith Claire Mitchell