The Undertow

The Undertow

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The American debut of an enthralling new voice: a vivid, indelibly told work of fiction that follows four generations of a family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century—a novel about inheritance, about fate and passion, and about what it means to truly break free of the past.

This is the story of the Hastings family—their secrets, their loves and losses, dreams and heartbreaks—captured in a seamless series of individual moments that span the years between… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

“The Undertow” is messy and imperfect. It has a false start and a terrible ending, a few saccharine scenes and a joker whose recurring appearances start to strain.

Over several lifetimes, there’s as much individual evil as the governmental kind in this engaging novel. The Hastings family must fend off adversity of all kinds and from every side. Their challenges — so movingly detailed here — provide a profound sense of the whole tumultuous century.

Book Details  

Publisher: Knopf (May 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2012

"The 100 books on this year's fiction list encompass a range of categories. Debuts, story collections, thrillers, mysteries, translations, science...

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