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An eleven-year-old mourns the death of her father in chapters set alternately in the real world and a dreamlike hotel staffed by odd creatures. She struggles to escape the snares of grief and regret, growing toward wholeness and acceptance.
Fourteen-year-old Pierre Anthon declares that “Nothing matters….so nothing's worth doing.” He thereby incites an intense philosophical struggle among his classmates that moves from innocent to insidious. As they force each other to prove and provide meaning, the consequences are deep, dark and disastrous.
This sweeping novel tells about a young refugee as he searches for identity, safe haven and truth, from the war-torn Caucasus to the freedom of France, over five arduous years. Both people and places are rendered fully with telling detail. Love and hope run deep through this layered examination of the human spirit.