Eight White Nights
An unforgettable journey through the experience of time and desire, where passion and fear and the sheer craving to ask for love and to show love can forever alter who we are.
A man in his late twenties goes to a large Christmas party in Manhattan where a woman introduces herself with three words: 'I am Clara.' Over the following seven days, they meet every evening in the snowy city. Overwhelmed yet cautious, he treads softly and won't hazard a move. The tension between them builds, marked by ambivalence, hope, and distrust. Moving both closer together, then further apart, this amorous dance builds towards a New Year's Eve charged with magic, the promise of renewal and love.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lycomayflower - LibraryThing
Oh, this. I just don't know what to do with this novel. It is either a brilliant exploration of falling in love or the most pretentious piece of twaddle ever printed on paper. And I can't decide. The ... Read full review
EIGHT WHITE NIGHTSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Luxurious, emotionally charged story of a love gone wrong—in about a week's time.The "white" of the title could refer to the wintry landscape, or to the blazing lights of Manhattan, or perhaps to the ... Read full review