Los Angeles 1936. Kay Fischer, a young, ambitious architect, is shadowed by Salvador Carriscant, an enigmatic stranger claiming to be her father. Within weeks of their first meeting, Kay will join him for an extraordinary journey into the old man's past, initially in search of a murderer, but finally in celebration of a glorious, undying love.
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When Kay Fischer is approached by a total stranger claiming to be her father, she is uncertain how to react. But as he pursues her, she finds herself drawn to him and when he asks her to accompany him on a pilgrimage to Lisbon, she accepts. Set in Los Angeles in the 1930s.Review:
Boyd, the author of A Good Man in Africa and Brazzaville Beach, here gives us something entirely new, part suspense, part romance, all grand storytelling. A young woman, waylaid by an old man who claims to be her father, hears his story of corruption and intrigue as the two of them embark on a remarkable journey.
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Book Description Penguin Canada, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140244174
Book Description Penguin Canada. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140244174 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.3022360