Brown University

The Woman Upstairs

by Claire Messud
Knopf, April 2013   ISBN: 978-030759690-1
Price: $25.95

"Riveting...Messud is adept at evoking complex psychological territory, and here favors a controlled and notably unreliable style of narration.  She is interested in the identities that women construct for themselves, and in the maddening chasm that often divides intensity of aspiration from reality of achievement."--The New Yorker

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