Great House

by Krauss, Nicole; Published by W. W. Norton & Company (2010)

Great House, a novel consisting of four stories divided among eight chapters, has a number of narrators: Nadia, a young writer living in New York; Aaron, an old Israeli, mourning the death of his wife and desperate to connect to his son, Dov, estranged since the Yom Kippur War; Arthur, a retired Oxford don, married for almost 50 years to the intense Lotte Berg, a Jewish writer who came to England with the Kindertransport; and Izzy, an Oxford student.