The Shades



A year has passed since Catherine and Michael Hall lost their teenage daughter in a car accident, leaving them and their sixteen-year-old son, Rowan, reeling in the aftermath of the tragedy. Catherine withdraws to Hamdean, the family's apartment in a Georgian country manor, where the mysteries of the past begin to collide with the truth of the present.

Product Details

Price: $15.95  $14.67
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published Date: October 22, 2019
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 5.4 X 0.6 X 8.1 inches | 0.3 pounds
ISBN: 9780393357585
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About the Author

Evgenia Citkowitz was born in New York and was educated in London and the United States. Her short stories have been published in various British magazines. She is the author of Ether.


An absorbing book by an author who knows how to create organic suspense without ever overplaying her hand.... Intricately plotted and perfectly paced.... An excellent debut novel that deals heavily with death, but still feels alive, compassionate and full of truths.--Michael Schaub
A dense, powerful novel.--Chloe Schama and Bridget Read
This psychological thriller explores the mysteries surrounding a family still reeling from profound tragedy, and the terrifying uncertainty that meets their relocation in a distant country manor.--David Canfield
If you're looking for a mystery to keep you on the edge of your seat, add this electrifying new novel by Evgenia Citkowitz to your reading list.--Caroline Rogers
Spare, arresting, and emotionally precise. A thoroughly modern novel with a Gothic feel; a fully realized vision.
[Citkowitz's] prose sparkles as she unpacks emotional wounds.... This compact family drama captures the thinly masked desperation of grief with an eerie undercurrent.