The Tell

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The Tell: A Novel By Hester Kaplan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062184023
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 8th, 2013

Owen and Mira's marriage is as stale as the dusty air in the house they have inherited from Mira's family. They are dull with memories of past losses and stumble through their days like ghosts until Wilton Deere, an aging, wealthy, ex-TV star moves in next door. Deere, longing to repair a severed connection with his daughter Anya, gradually inserts himself into Owen and Mira's lives, showering them with gifts and money, seducing them both. Deere eventually lures Mira into a sordid world of slot machines and addiction, which threatens their marriage. Lies, betrayal, secrets undulating beneath the surface of things, The Tell is a fascinating study of the intricacies of relationship - what is known, what we allow others to see. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer