Three bedrooms in Manhattan / by Georges Simenon ; translated from the French by Marc Romano, Lawrence G. Blochman ; introduction by Joyce Carol Oates.
Series InformationNew York Review Books classics.
- ISBN: 9781590175613
- ISBN: 1590175611
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 
- Copyright: ©2003
"An actor, recently divorced, at loose ends in New York; a woman, no less lonely, perhaps even more desperate than the man: they meet by chance in an all-night diner and are drawn to each other on the spot. Roaming the city streets, hitting its late-night dives, dropping another coin into yet another jukebox, these two lost souls struggle to understand what it is that has brought them, almost in spite of themselves, together. They are driven from moment to moment, from bedroom to bedroom?to improvise the most unexpected of love stories, a tale of suspense where risk alone offers salvation. Georges Simenon was the most popular and prolific of the twentieth century's great novelists. Three Bedrooms in Manhattan closely based on the story of his own meeting with his second wife is his most passionate and revealing work"--Publisher's description.
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