The Glass Hotel

Recommended by Cal Flyn, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #6 in 2020

From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it.

Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day,...

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Cal Flyn A new work of literary nonfiction by the author of Station Eleven, featuring a Ponzi scheme inspired by the case of Bernie Madoff. Though not a dystopian novel, the shipping executive Miranda and her boss Leon make an appearance in The Glass Hotel, marking it as taking place within the same fictional universe as Station Eleven. (Source)

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