A SELECTION OF THE LOST BOOKS CLUB
An exhilarating, fiercely honest, ultimately devastating book, The Furies confronts the claims of family and the lure of desire, the difficulties of independence, and the approach of death.
Janet Hobhouse's final testament is beautifully written, deeply felt, and above all utterly alive.
The poignant, often wryly humorous, sometimes tragic story of a young woman's drive to forge a life and identity of her own making, a life not molded by the sins of her mother. "A sort of Jamesian journey through the labyrinth of the narrator's consciousness . . . an intense tale told at fever pitch."--Boston Globe.