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The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession

Authors: Coelho, Paulo
Publisher: HarperOne
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000, FIC027020, FIC029000
ISBN: 9780061758010, Related ISBNs: 0061758019, 9780060832810, 9780061758010
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 336,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

The narrator of The Zahir is a bestselling novelist who lives in Paris and enjoys all the privileges money and celebrity bring. His wife of ten years, Esther, is a war correspondent who has disappeared along with a friend, Mikhail, who may or may not be her lover.

Was Esther kidnapped, murdered, or did she simply escape a marriage that left her unfulfilled? The narrator doesn't have any answers, but he has plenty of questions of his own. Then one day Mikhail finds the narrator and promises to reunite him with his wife. In his attempt to recapture a lost love, the narrator discovers something unexpected about himself.

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