The Fabric of Night by Christoph Peters
Reviewed by Dennis Drabelle
Washington Post Book World
"This novel breaks rules and gets away with it. It looks like a thriller, acts like a character study and leaves the reader pondering its own narrative structure.The Fabric of Night takes place in Istanbul, where a 28-year-old German sculptor named Albin Kranz is vacationing with his longtime girlfriend, Livia. Albin is also keeping company with alcohol, but that's nothing new: They've been tight, if you will, for years. As a rule, he tries to hide his habit ? or at least the extent of it ? from Livia, though she doesn't miss much...." Read the entire Washington Post Book World review.