“The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along most likely 1/2 a dozen times per decade, a well written literary novel that connects with the center as well as the mind….Donna Tartt has delivered a unprecedented work of fiction.”–Stephen King, the new York instances e-book evaluate Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey via existing day the us and a drama of enthralling drive and acuity.
It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mom. deserted by way of his father, Theo is taken in via the household of a wealthy friend. Bewildered with the aid of his strange new house on Park Avenue, disturbed with the aid of schoolmates who don’t know learn how to speak to him, and tormented principally via his unbearable longing for his mom, he clings to at least one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously fascinating portray that indirectly attracts Theo into the underworld of art.
As an grownup, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. he’s alienated and in love-and on the heart of a narrowing, ever extra bad circle.