By Menna van Praag
“Casts a captivating spell, giving either characters and readers not just what they so much wish, yet what they finally need.” —Brunonia Barry, bestselling writer of The Lace Reader
When Alba Ashby, the youngest Ph.D. scholar at Cambridge collage, suffers the Worst occasion of Her existence, she unearths herself on the door of eleven wish highway. There, a gorgeous older girl named Peggy invitations Alba to stick at the house’s strange stipulations: she’ll have ninety-nine nights, and less, to show her existence round. as soon as within, Alba discovers that eleven desire highway isn't any usual condominium. previous citizens comprise Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Parker, and Agatha Christie, who all stayed there at hopeless instances of their lives and who nonetheless hold around—quite literally—in speaking photos at the partitions. With their support Alba starts to piece her existence again jointly and embarks on a trip which can retailer her life.
Filled with a colourful, unforgettable solid of literary figures, The apartment on the finish of desire Street is a totally innovative novel of female knowledge and moment percentages, with simply the proper sprint of magic.