Read e-book online All He Ever Wanted PDF

By Anita Shreve

ISBN-10: 0316010367

ISBN-13: 9780316010368

"A marriage is usually intersecting stories." This attention comes probably too past due to the husband of Etna Bliss-a guy whose obsession along with his younger spouse starts in the intervening time in their first assembly, as he is helping Etna and her partners get away from a hearth in a lodge eating place, and culminates in a wedding doomed via secrets and techniques and betrayal. Written with the intelligence and style which are the hallmarks of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, this gripping story of hope, jealousy, and loss is peopled by way of unforgettable characters as genuine because the feelings that carry them jointly.

Show description

Read Online or Download All He Ever Wanted PDF

Best fiction_1 books

New PDF release: Murder Game (GhostWalkers Series, Book 7)

The recent GhostWalker novel from the number 1 ny instances bestselling writer Christine Feehan. As our bodies pile up, a violent new cross-country online game is blamed at the GhostWalkers. To transparent their identify, they infiltrate the harmful recreation. And to outlive it, they need to forget about the foundations.

Monsignor Quixote (Vintage Classics) - download pdf or read online

With Sancho Panza, a deposed Communist mayor, his devoted Rocinate, an antiquated motor vehicle, Monsignor Quixote roams via modern day Spain in an excellent picaresque myth. Like Cervantes' vintage, Monsignor Quixote bargains enduring insights into our lifestyles and occasions.

New PDF release: La Grande

L. a. Grande—Saer's ultimate novel, that's additionally a ravishing entry-point to his world—centers round comparable tales: that of Gutiérrez, his unexpected departure from Argentina thirty years prior to, and his both mysterious go back; and that of "precisionism," a literary move based through a slightly harmful fraud.

The Night Strangers - download pdf or read online

From the bestselling writer of The Double Bind, Skeletons on the dinner party, and secrets and techniques of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story.
 
In a dusty nook of a basement in a rambling Victorian apartment in northern New Hampshire, a door has lengthy been sealed close with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts.  
           
The home's new proprietors are Chip and Emily Linton and their dual ten-year-old daughters. jointly they wish to rebuild their lives there after Chip, an airline pilot, has to ditch his 70-seat local jet in Lake Champlain after double engine failure. not like the Miracle at the Hudson, besides the fact that, lots of the passengers aboard Flight 1611 die on impression or drown. The physique count number? Thirty-nine – a twist of fate now not misplaced on Chip while he discovers the variety of bolts in that basement door. in the meantime, Emily unearths herself pondering in regards to the girls during this carefully populated White Mountain village – self-proclaimed herbalists – and their curiosity in her fifth-grade daughters. Are the ladies mad? Or is it her husband, within the wake of the tragedy, whose grip on sanity has develop into desperately tenuous?    

The result's a poignant and strong ghost tale with the entire hallmarks readers have come to anticipate from bestselling novelist Chris Bohjalian: a palpable experience of position, an unerring feel of the demons that force us, and characters we care approximately deeply.

The distinction this time? a few of these characters are useless.

Additional resources for All He Ever Wanted

Sample text

So we strike a dead-end there. ” Shelby sighed. ” “If we knew, we might have a reasonable clue. Now as to your alibi, Mr. Carpenter . ” Shelby groaned. “I won’t make you go through it again. I’ve got the details. You had dinner at the Myrtle Cafeteria on Forty-Second Street, you walked to Fifth Avenue, took a bus to a 146th Street, bought a twenty-five-cent seat for the concert . ” Shelby pouted like a hurt child. “I’ve had some bad times, you know. When I’m alone I try to save money. ” “There’s no shame in saving money,” Mark reminded him.

His attention wandered to the bookshelves. “She had a lot of books. ” He shrugged. ” He clamped his teeth hard upon his pipestem and glanced at me with an air of urchin defiance. ” I pleaded. He answered dryly: “I’ve had plenty in my life. ” “A doll in Washington Heights got a fox fur out of me. And I’m a Scotchman, Mr. Lydecker. ” “Ever know one who wasn’t a doll? ” He went to the bookshelves. While he talked, his hands and eyes were concerned with a certain small volume bound in red morocco. “Sometimes I used to take my sisters’ girl friends out.

He’s got all the physical requirements. ” “And fancy him in a uniform,” I added, my imagination rollicking. “I can see him on the corner of Fifth Avenue where Art meets Bergdorf Goodman. What a tangle of traffic at the hour when the cars roll in from Westchester to meet the husbands! ” The comment, while uttered honestly, was tinged faintly with the verdigris of envy. “The trouble is that they’ve been brought up with ideas of class and education so they can’t relax and work in common jobs. ” “I’ve seen many of them break under the strain of intelligence,” I agreed.

Download PDF sample

All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve


by James
4.3

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 31 votes