Version: Unabridged
Author: Robert Nathan
Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Literature, Classics
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: February 2014
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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The haunting novel ofa strange love...
Michael Robb, a young journalist and aspiring author, hasjust landed a dream assignment: interviewing the renowned but reclusive authorEdward Granville. The famous writer and his devoted wife, Virginia, have formany years lived in isolation on the Pacific Coast at their hilltop retreat,Stonecliff. Not long after Michael's arrival, strange things begin to happen.Granville's wife disappears, and Michael meets Nina, an unforgettablybeautiful, unearthly young woman who by all appearances is Granville'smistress. Other peculiar characters suddenly appear and then vanish as ifhallucinations. All too soon Michael learns Nina is taking him on a strangejourney into another world.
Robert Nathan weaves a mysterious and haunting story thatechoes an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece concerning a famous novelist's life andall the secrets that lie behind the gates of his beloved home-Stonecliff.

Author Details

Author Details

Nathan, Robert

Robert Nathan (1894 1985) was born in New York City and educated at private schools in the United States and Switzerland. While attending Harvard, where he was a classmate of E. E. Cummings, he was an editor of the "Harvard Monthly", in which his first stories and poems appeared. After becoming a full-time writer, Nathan s work strengthened his reputation with both the public and peers. F. Scott Fitzgerald once referred to Nathan as his favorite writer. Five of his novels have been made into films, including "Portrait of Jennie" and "The Bishop s Wife". Nathan ultimately authored more than fifty volumes of novels, poetry, and plays, and from this body of distinguished work he acquired a reputation as a master of satiric fantasy.