Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

By Meg Wolitzer

"It's been an extended whereas on account that a publication has pulled me during this manner; I learn it leaning ahead, figuratively at the fringe of my seat with my middle in my throat. I had no thought what was once coming, yet i used to be hungry to get there.

So subtly plotted and painfully appealing, I couldn't placed it down. Meg Wolitzer is a an awesome storyteller." —Jacqueline Woodson, a number of award-winning writer of Brown woman Dreaming and Miracle's Boys

There's a spot the place the misplaced visit be chanced on.

If existence have been reasonable, Jam Gallahue could nonetheless be at domestic in New Jersey along with her candy British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She'd be looking at outdated comedy sketches with him. She'd be kissing him within the library stacks.

She definitely wouldn't be on the wood Barn, a healing boarding college in rural Vermont, signed up for an unique, supposedly life-changing category referred to as distinctive themes in English that focuses—only and entirely—on the works of Sylvia Plath.

But existence isn't reasonable. Reeve has been long gone for nearly a 12 months and Jam remains to be mourning.

When a journal-writing project leads Jam right into a mysterious different international she and her classmates name Belzhar, she discovers a realm the place the untainted previous is restored, and he or she can suppose Reeve's fingers round her once more. yet, because the pages of her magazine start to replenish, Jam needs to to confront hidden truths and finally come to a decision what she's prepared to sacrifice to reclaim her loss.

From New York Times bestselling writer Meg Wolitzer comes a panoramic and astounding tale approximately past love, deep sorrow, and the facility of reputation.

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