Strong Motion: A Novel (Google eBook)
Louis Holland arrives in Boston in a spring of ecological upheaval (a rash of earthquakes on the North Shore) and odd luck: the first one kills his grandmother. Louis tries to maintain his independence, but falls in love with a Harvard seismologist whose discoveries about the earthquakes' cause complicate everything.
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Review: Strong MotionUser Review - SuperMichelle - Goodreads
Not Franzen's best work. In fact, it felt like this book was written by a different author - it just doesn't feel like his usual style. I don't know why in particular, maybe it just feels rushed ... Read full review
Review: Strong MotionUser Review - Kate - Goodreads
Got bored and stopped half way through. None of the characters engaged me and it felt clumpy. Read full review