For my parents, who always believed this was possible. And for R. K., always.
It takes three men to pull the body from the water. (Prologue)
"You cry when you arrive, and you cry when you leave."
Lucy watches as the bartender takes out a cloth from his pockets, wiping it across the wooden countertop, the number of her drinks disappearing, until at last the counter is clean and it is as though she were never there at all.
Arriving in Tangier with her new husband only to encounter the estranged best friend she has not seen in more than a year, Alice allows her friend to introduce her to the rhythms and culture of Morocco, only to be quickly stifled by the woman's controlling nature.--… (more)