"The two radio guys who want Vermont to secede are good, but the most memorable character is the Trance, the woman Olympic ski champ, especially when she gets kidnapped as a terrorist. A little lost in the middle, McKibben’s plot structure around t..."
"The house and the cottage of the Léger estate in Benneville connect epochs and generations with themes of infidelity, war, country-city. Lovely writing that slips between films by Renoir and Rohmer, it is a debut sketchbook, not a novel. Memorists..."