By Jeffrey Eugenides
‘What was once it approximately complaining that felt so solid? You and your fellow patient rising from an intensive consultation as though from a spa bathtub, refreshed and tingling?’
The first-ever choice of brief tales from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jeffrey Eugenides offers characters in the course of own and nationwide emergencies.
We meet Kendall, a failed poet who, green with envy of alternative people’s wealth throughout the genuine property bubble, turns into an embezzler; and Mitchell, a lovelorn liberal arts graduate on a look for enlightenment; and Prakrti, a highschool pupil whose desire to get away the strictures of her relations results in a drastic determination that upends the lifetime of a middle-aged academic.
Jeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels Middlesex, The Virgin Suicides and The Marriage Plot have proven him to be an astute observer of the crises of formative years, self-discovery and kinfolk love. those tales, from certainly one of our best authors, discover both wealthy and exciting territory.
Narratively compelling and wonderfully written, Fresh grievance shows all of Eugenides’s trademark humour, compassion and intricate figuring out of what it's to be human.