Enon

by Paul Harding

Enon

Hardcover, 224 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26 | purchase

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Enon follows Charlie Crosby in the year after his daughter's sudden, tragic death.

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Paul Harding's follow-up to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Tinkers follows the grandson of that novel's protagonist, Charlie Crosby, as he navigates life after the sudden death of his daughter. Over the course of a year, he descends utterly into his grief. Moving back and forth through time, from memories of his daughter to the intolerable present, Harding never lets the material stray into manipulation; each moment of Charlie's life, even his hallucinations, seems unbearably real.

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