Last Night in Montreal

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Publication date: 15.01.2015
ISBN: 9781447280033
Number of pages: 0


From the New York Times bestselling author of Station Eleven

Lilia has been leaving people behind her entire life. Haunted by her inability to remember her early childhood, and by a mysterious shadow that seems to dog her wherever she goes, Lilia moves restlessly from city to city, abandoning lovers and friends along the way. But then she meets Eli, and he's not ready to let her go, not without a fight.

Gorgeously written, charged with tension and foreboding, Emily St. John Mandel's Last Night in Montreal is the story of a life spent at the centre of a criminal investigation. It is a novel about identity, love and amnesia, the depths and limits of family bonds and - ultimately - about the nature of obsession.

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Mandel has a beautiful writing style
Independent on Sunday
Highly recommended for all contemporary fiction collections
Library Journal
Mandel is an exuberant storyteller
New York Times