When junior manager Frank Dominio is suddenly demoted and then sacked it seems there was more than a grain of truth to his persecution fantasies. Frank takes his revenge in the most ghastly ways imaginable - but there will be a terrible price to pay once his work is done.
In a single eye-opening year, two women, worlds apart, experience parallel awakenings. In New York, Jane Takagi-Little has landed a job producing Japanese docu-soap My American Wife! But as she researches the consumption of meat in the American home, she begins to realize that her ruthless search for a story is deeply compromising her morals.
"When I say, Therefore, that [my brother] has better powers of observation than I... I am speaking the exact and literal truth."-Sherlock Holmes. This story occurs when Mycroft, an athletic Cambridge graduate, assisted the Secretary of State. He becomes embroiled in a mystery in Trinidad-based on actual history.
Described as one of the half-dozen truly great novels of the 20th century, Mysteries focuses on a strange young man who arrives to spend the summer in a small Norwegian coastal town. His curse brings trouble for the residents.