Here on Earth

Here on Earth

Book Title: Here on Earth

Author: Bernhard Schlink

Format: Paperback | 309 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jul 1999

ISBN-13: 9780425169698

A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic. After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up. For all this time, March has been avoiding her own troubled history, but when she encounters Hollis--the boy she loved so desperately, the man who has never forgotten her--the past collides with the present as their reckless love is reignited. This dark romantic tale asks whether it is possible to survive a love that consumes you completely. The answers March Murray discovers are both heartbreaking and wise, as complex as they are devastating--for in heaven and in our dreams, love is simple and glorious. But it is something altogether different here on earth...