Girl in the Moonlight

Girl in the Moonlight

A Novel

eBook - 2015 | First edition.
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"Love, passion, and obsession are at the heart of Naked in the Moonlight, about a man's all consuming desire for a bewitching and beguiling woman, the follow-up to Indiscretion, Charles Dubow's 2013 debut"-- Provided by publisher.
"The author of Indiscretion returns with a scorching tale of love, passion, and obsession, about one man's all-consuming desire for a beautiful, bewitching, and beguiling woman.Since childhood, Wylie Rose has been drawn to the charming, close-knit Bonet siblings. But none affected him more than the enchanting Cesca, a girl blessed with incandescent beauty and a wild, irrepressible spirit.Growing up, Wylie's friendship with her brother, Aurelio, a budding painter of singular talent, brings him near Cesca's circle. A young woman confident in her charms, Cesca is amused by Wylie's youthful sensuality and trusting innocence. Toying with his devotion, she draws him closer to her fire--ultimately ruining him for any other woman.Spanning several decades, moving through the worlds of high society, finance, and art, and peopled with poignant characters, Girl in the Moonlight takes us on a whirlwind tour, from the wooded cottages of old East Hampton to the dining rooms of Upper East Side Manhattan to the bohemian art studios of Paris and Barcelona. As he vividly brings to life Wylie and Cesca's tempestuous, heart-wrenching affair, Charles Dubow probes the devastating depths of human passion and the nature of true love"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow,, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062358349
0062358340
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Summary: "Love, passion, and obsession are at the heart of Naked in the Moonlight, about a man's all consuming desire for a bewitching and beguiling woman, the follow-up to Indiscretion, Charles Dubow's 2013 debut"-- Provided by publisher.

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Oct 10, 2015

Good book. Very easy read.

MedinaReads Jul 10, 2015

This is a perfect book to read in the summer. The privileged families in this book travel between Europe and the affluent East coast with frequency and ease. It's a sumptuous and sensuous book of art, beaches, food, wine, parties, and travel. The main character "falls in love" with a free spirited girl when he was a young boy. The obsessive and unhealthy love affair continues on and off through much of his early adulthood, affecting his life in many ways. Lovely writing and scenic interludes in this book will take you away. Recommended by N.S., Brunswick Library, MCDL

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