About this book
B format edition of Eugenides' Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. His long-awaited second novel, following his widely acclaimed debut, "The Virgin Suicides". Covering eight decades and one extremely awkward adolescence, this is a brilliant literary fable exploring family relationships and the intricacies of gender. "Superb...a warm and beautifully written novel that illuminates the part of the human soul that even biology cannot reach" "Sunday Times".
A story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family who travel from a village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City, and the race riots of l967, before they move out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse Point, Michigan.