The highly esteemed writer of World War II thrillers sets this one in Paris, where American film star Frederic Stahl is making a movie in 1938. The Nazis see him as a valuable asset to be enlisted. He’s not interested, but they insist.
The author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time tells the story of family strife from eight perspectives. A doctor invites his estranged sister to share a vacation home. He has a new wife and stepdaughter, she brings her husband and three children. Everyone gets to say their piece.