By Lawrence Osborne
"Startlingly good...Osborne has been defined as an inheritor to Graham Greene, and he stocks with Greene an curiosity in what can be known as the ethical thriller.” – Katie Kitamura, New York instances publication Review
"A seductively menacing new thriller by Lawrence Osborne...who unites Graham Greene’s fondness for overseas soil with Patricia Highsmith’s fascination with the nastier coils of the human psyche.” –NPR’s “Fresh Air"
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On a hike in the course of a white-hot summer season holiday at the Greek island of Hydra, Naomi and Samantha make a startling discovery: a guy named Faoud, sound asleep seriously, uncovered to the weather, yet nonetheless alive. Naomi, the daughter of a prosperous British paintings collector who has owned a villa within the particular hills for many years, convinces Sam, a more youthful American lady on holiday together with her relations, to assist this stranger. As the 2 ladies examine extra concerning the guy, a migrant from Syria and a casualty of the difficulty raging around the Aegean Sea, their very own burgeoning friendship intensifies. but if their possible basic plan to assist Faoud unravels all needs to face the awful results they've got set in motion.
In this magnificent mental examine of manipulation and greed, Lawrence Osborne explores the darkish middle of friendship, and exhibits simply how frequently the line to hell is paved with the easiest of intentions.
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