By Corinne Demas
They name themselves the Leopardi Circle--six participants of a writing team who proportion even more than their works in development.
When Nancy, whose such a lot lately released paintings is a clinical e-newsletter, is requested to affix a writing staff made of proven writers, she accepts, warily. She's in no way sure that her novel is sweet sufficient for the corporate she'll be preserving. Her novel is a topic very on the subject of her center, and she or he isn't definite she desires to proportion it with others, not to mention the area. yet Nancy quickly unearths herself as stuck up within the group's own lives as she is with their writing. She learns that nothing--love, relations, loyalty--is sacred or definite.
In the circle there's Gillian, a gorgeous, scheming, world-famous poet; Bernard, a pompous yet lovely biographer; Virginia, a revered historian and the peacemaker of the gang, who additionally occurs to be Bernard's ex-wife; Chris, a divorced father and profitable mystery author; and Adam, the youngest of the crowd, an aspiring novelist who's infatuated with Gillian. after which there's Nancy, an unassuming fiction author embarking on a brand new bankruptcy in her personal lifestyles. They meet to learn their paintings aloud and supply suggestions. Over the process a 12 months, marriages are established, affairs commence, and belief is damaged.
Through their advanced relationships, those eccentric characters percentage their households, their beds, and their histories, and shortly locate that buried secrets and techniques have a manner of coming to mild. Hearts holiday and feelings are driven to the restrict during this richly enticing story of affection, betrayal, and literature.