Light at Dusk: A Novel

Paperback | June 9, 2001

byPeter Gadol

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Will Law, a rising star in the U.S. Foreign Service, mysteriously walks away from his post and, in Paris, falls into the arms of his onetime lover Pedro. When the child of a mutual friend is kidnapped by a Nationalist gang, Will is reluctantly drawn back to the diplomatic world he abandoned. Fighting against a rising tide of French anti-immigrant hatred, the Americans launch a deperate search across the city. In the process, Will must challenge the moral burdens of his past, and in an attempt to rescue the child, he must also find a way to redeem himself.

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Will Law, a rising star in the U.S. Foreign Service, mysteriously walks away from his post and, in Paris, falls into the arms of his onetime lover Pedro. When the child of a mutual friend is kidnapped by a Nationalist gang, Will is reluctantly drawn back to the diplomatic world he abandoned. Fighting against a rising tide of French ant...

Peter Gadol is the author of The Long Rain, Closer To The Sun, The Mystery Roast (Picador), and Coyote. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 4.98 × 0.75 inPublished:June 9, 2001Publisher:PicadorLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312280807

ISBN - 13:9780312280802

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"Elegant, exquisitely mannered prose; tight suspenseful plotting...Light at Dusk will not look out of place...on the shelf somewhere between Joseph Conrad and Graham Greene." -Ben Ehrenreich, LA Weekly"Light at Dusk...has sinew and heart and a bracing sobriety." -Randall Curb, Boston Review"A spellbinding narrative." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)"Gadol brings you into his story quickly. His prose is lyrical but beautifully spare." -Richard Wallace, Seattle Times"[A] riveting, cinematically seductive tale." -Booklist