內容簡介 《莫斯科紳士》作者重磅新作！ ✰繼暢銷著作《莫斯科紳士》與《上流法則》之後，擅長以引人入勝情節擄獲人心的小說大師亞莫爾．托歐斯，帶來一部以1950年代美國為背景的驚喜新作！ 甫自監護所獲釋的少年，欲帶幼弟至加州開展新生活，豈料獄友卻將他們帶往命定中的紐約…… 歷時10天的故事軸線，透過多重視角精心描述，滿足多層次的敘事角度，帶領讀者進入充滿豐富想像的場景、人物與敘事主題！The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California where they can start their lives anew. But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have hidden themselves in the trunk of the warden's car. Together, they have hatched an altogether different plan for Emmett's future, one that will take them all on a fateful journey in the opposite direction-to the City of New York. Spanning just ten days and told from multiple points of view, Towles's third novel will satisfy fans of his multi-layered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes.''
作者介紹 Amor Towles Amor Towles is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow. The two novels have collectively sold more than four million copies and have been translated into more than thirty languages. Towles lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.