Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize 2020, The House of the Dutch by American Ann Patchett is our first crush of the year. We now let you find out why.
In literature, there have often been large mansions with poisonous charm. Without falling into the stories of haunted houses à la Shirley Jackson, we think instead of residences that have not always been able to make the happiness of their occupants, such as those that can be seen in Gatsby the magnificent (Scott Fitzgerald), The glass palace (Simon Mawer), Howards End (EM Forster), The undesirable (Sarah Waters) or The girl before (JP Delaney).
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