Leda, a middle-aged divorcee, is alone for the first time in years when her daughters leave home to live with their father. Her initial, unexpected sense of liberty turns to ferocious introspection following a seemingly trivial occurrence. Author Elena Ferrante's most compelling and perceptive meditation on womanhood and motherhood yet.
Timely and provocative,ÿHear Our Defeatsÿis a novel about the battles that define us. The battles lost, won, and those still being fought. Gaud writes with a riveting immediacy, seamlessly taking the reader across the battlefields of our past to reflect upon the implications of conflicts being waged today.
Based on true events, a thrilling marriage of reportage and fiction,ÿSacred Darknessÿbrings together the stories of a group of citizens from the Soviet Union who find themselves in an extraordinary, absurd condition.