Book Keeping: A Readers’ Commmunity
Presented by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Sarah Crichton Books / FSG
It’s difficult to say when I first read it, because it’s hard to separate the real and the reconstituted memory. One image remains: the butchery at the skating rink, and the feeling that the book belonged to a tradition of novels about love in which the loved one is lost.
Questions and topics for discussion for Fin & Lady, an enchanting novel of a brother and sister who must form their own unconventional family in increasingly unconventional times.
You could say that Armand de Potter did become a spy of sorts, on a self-appointed mission to gather antiquities instead of secrets, with his travel bureau providing an excuse to visit places that were out of reach for other collectors…