First Sentence: A thick drizzle from the sky, like a curtain’s sudden sweeping.
Back of the book:
Every story has two sides.
Every relationship has two perspectives.
And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets.
At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but behind closed doors things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed.
Quotes from the book:
It unnerved her, the gap between who he appeared to be and the person he held inside him.
‘Up there rose the ghosts of parties, of themselves when they were younger, too dumb to understand that they were ecstatic.’