Far to Go
Far to Go
By Alison Pick
Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780062034625, 312pp.
Publication Date: April 19, 2011
"Deftlystructured and . . . seamless." Globe and Mail (Toronto)" A]nuanced and layered portrait of betrayal. . . . The strength of Far to Golies in Pick's ability to show precisely why one person could turn on another, how a single word spoken on impulse could have devastating results." MontrealGazetteAlison Pick, acclaimed author of The Sweet Edge, delivers the moving and suspenseful story of an affluentJewish family in Czechoslovakia at the onset of World War II, and the governesswho forever alters their future when she seeks shelter in their midst.Interwoven with a present-day narrative revealing each character's fates after thewar, Far to Go is an emotionallyvivid, masterfully wrought narrative that the Montreal Gazette calls, "an intriguing experiment in the art ofstorytelling.