Strong Motion: A Novel
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: Strong MotionUser Review - Goodreads
“I find it a huge strain to be responsible for my tastes and be known and defined by them.” This was the first older Franzen novel I have read. While The Corrections and Freedom (and arguably Purity ... Read full review
Review: Strong MotionUser Review - Nic - Goodreads
I'm a huge fan of Freedom and The Corrections, so thought I'd dig deeper into Franzen's work. In this novel, you experience many of the qualities that make his work great - provocative descriptions ... Read full review