A Face at the Window: A Novel by Dennis McFarland

By Dennis McFarland

“An impossible to resist story that ventures into the ghostly nation-states of psychology, character and intimacy” from the bestselling writer of The track Room (San Francisco Chronicle).
When their daughter leaves for school, newly minted empty nesters Cookson and Ellen Selway choose to get away the eerie quiet in their domestic and make a journey to London. yet no longer lengthy after arriving, it turns into obvious that the Selways have traded one unsettling locale for another.

Like Cookson, a getting better alcoholic and drug addict, the lodge Willerton has a anxious previous. Fifty years in the past, a tender lady fell to her demise from one of many hotel’s home windows, and her ghost is haunting Cookson, slowly drawing him again towards the darkness that when ate up him. As Cookson descends right into a spiral of self-destruction, he's joined by means of extra apparitions, each one reflecting the worst elements of himself and forcing him to confront the errors of his previous that experience tormented him for years.

From the prestigious writer of the Washington Post top booklet of the Year Nostalgia and the New York Times–bestselling The song Room, this can be “a gripping, fashionable, regularly interesting novel” that provides a literary spin at the conventional ghost tale (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

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