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THE BORDER OF PARADISE (Esme Weijun Wang)

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ISBN: 9781939419699
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Published: Unnamed Press - April 12th, 2016

THE BORDER OF PARADISE by Esmé Weigum Wang is a gothic suspense that explores the ricocheting effects of mental illness and cultural dissonance. David is a man of privileged means who suffers from sporadic psychotic episodes. David’s wife Daisy, a newly arrived Taiwanese immigrant, is especially ill-equipped to deal with David’s paranoia and unpredictability. David keeps Daisy and their two children secreted in a comfortable home in the mountains, a setting that along with the novel’s haunting language creates an atmosphere of inevitable fatality, accomplishing that rare, literary feat—a thrilling story paired with terrific writing.