Ten years on from Brightness Falls, Russell Calloway is still a literary editor although in a diminished capacity; his wife, Corrine, has sacrificed her career to watch anxiously over their children. Across town Luke McGavock, a wealthy ...
ex-investment banker, is taking a sabbatical from making money, struggling to reconnect with his socially resplendent wife, Sasha, and their angst-ridden teenage daughter, Ashley. These two Manhattan families are teetering on the brink of change when 9/11 happens. The "Good Life" explores through the lens of catastrophe that territory between hope and despair, love and loss, regret and fulfilment. But, ultimately, this is Jay McInerney doing what he does best, presenting us with the life of New York City in all its moral complexity.
A love story on Ground Zero, shortly after 9/11. McInerney at his best for a sequel of "Brightness Falls". One of these novels you would like to go on reading forever. One of these stories that, once they are over, leave you with a sense of
..." nostalgia for the people that inhabit their world. Let's hope there will another sequel ...Continua...Nascondi