An Unexpected Guest: A Novel

An Unexpected Guest: A Novel

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Clare Moorhouse, the American wife of a high-ranking diplomat in Paris, is arranging an official dinner crucial to her husband's career. As she shops for fresh stalks of asparagus and works out the menu and seating arrangements, her day is complicated by the unexpected arrival of her son and a random encounter with a Turkish man, whom she discovers is a suspected terrorist.

Like Virginia Woolf did in Mrs. Dalloway, Anne Korkeakivi brilliantly weaves the complexities… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)


Korkeakivi’s writing is cool, calm and composed, but the novel’s tension is stretched thin, and the story is often repetitive.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (April 17, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 405 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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