Anita Brookner is an art historian and novelist. She lives in London.
Red Lights, one of Simenon’s romans durs, is a dark and brilliant gaze at marriage, and is Simenon writing the American psyche at his best.
The three books gathered together as Eustace and Hilda explore a brother and sister’s lifelong relationship. Hilda, the older child, is both self-sacrificing and domineering, as puritanical as she is gorgeous; Eustace is a gentle, dreamy, pleasure-loving boy.