A Richard and Judy Book Club selection.
Liza Klaussmann's Tigers in Red Weather tells the story of Nick and her cousin Helena who have grown up together, sharing long hot summers at Tiger House. With husbands and children of their own, they keep returning. But against a background of parties, cocktails, moonlight and jazz, how long can perfection last?
There is always the summer that changes everything.
The award-winning Tigers in Red Weather is a delicious novel, a book that simmers with tension, threat and an intoxicating cocktail of money, sex, heat, boredom and beauty. Gracefully drawn and utterly intriguing, it's the perfect summer blockbuster.
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Liza Klaussmann has won Books Are My Bag New Writer of the Year for her debut novel Tigers in Red Weather
Tigers characters drink, relax, escape, and then it goes wrong
Imagine the feel of the sun on your skin, the smell of the trees on the air . . .
Enter the world of the Derringers and feel the heat of summer and the salt of the sea.
We're all incredibly excited about the publication of Liza Klaussmann's Tigers in Red Weather here at Picador, none more so than her editor Kate Harvey. Here's what she has to say about this exhilarating debut.
The earliest readers of Tigers in Red Weather give their opinions on Liza Klaussmann's debut.
Read an exclusive extract from Tigers in Red Weather, by Liza Klausmann
The martini that arrived reminded Nick of the sea and their house on the island: clean, briny and utterly familiar. . .
Liza has compiled four playlists to accompany her book. They're wonderfully evocative of a time and a place, as well as of the individual characters. Why not listen as you read? Just click on the title of each playlist to open the playlists in Spotify.
Liza Klaussmann borrowed her title from a poem by Wallace Stevens. Here's the passage from the novel which features the poem.
An illustrated glance at the world of glamour, drink and darkness.
Everyone in Tigers in Red Weather likes a drink so we mixed two Tigers cocktails of our own. Happy cocktail hour!
Find out what happened when the manuscript for Tigers in Red Weather, the debut novel from New York Times journalist Liza Klaussmann, landed on Editorial Director Kate Harvey's desk.
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