By Jessica Keener
Budapest is a urban of secrets and techniques, a spot the place every little thing is opaque and not anything is because it turns out. it really is to this enigmatic urban younger American couple, Annie and may, movement with their toddler son, presently after the autumn of the Communist regime. Annie hopes to flee the ghosts from her previous; Will desires to take his likelihood as an entrepreneur in Hungary’s newly constructing economy.
yet just a couple of months after relocating there, they obtain a secretive request from neighbors within the US to examine up on an aged stranger who additionally has lately arrived in Budapest. after they detect that his sole function for coming there's to distinctive revenge on a guy who he's confident seduced after which murdered his daughter, Will insists they've got not anything to do with him. Annie, although, not able to withstand someone she feels might have her aid, quickly unearths herself enmeshed within the outdated man’s plan, stuck up in a scheme that would finish with death.
Atmospheric, secretive, very similar to the outdated Hungarian urban itself, Strangers in Budapest is an intricately woven tale of lives that intersect and pull aside, excellent for lovers of Celeste Ng’s Everything I by no means instructed You and Chris Pavone’s The Expats. Keener has written a transporting novel a few couple attempting to make a brand new existence in a overseas land, in basic terms to discover themselves drawn right into a cultural, and generational, vendetta.
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Strangers in Budapest: A Novel by Jessica Keener