Vaclav and Lena
By Haley Tanner
(Cornerstone, Paperback, 9780434020447)
Publication Date: May 2011
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From the moment they meet in New York's Brighton Beach neighborhood, Vaclav and Lena make magic together. Each envisions a lifetime at the other's side â?? and then, one day, Lena disappears. Their story of love and assimilation sits at the heart of Haley Tanner's debut novel, Vaclav & Lena. More at NPR.org
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- Discuss the relationships between storytelling, lies, and magic in Vaclav & Lena. How do these concepts interact in the novel’s climax?