The Glass Hotel By Emily St. John Mandel
By the author of Station 11, which was fantastic.
This was a fine read. It had a story, but felt more like a collection of character sketches. I don’t mean that in necessarily a bad way, I stayed engaged throughout. The ending got a bit supernatural for my taste, in what was otherwise a very grounded novel.
The plot involves a Madoff-like Ponzi scheme and an isolated hotel, and the characters that inhabit both.
Worth a read, but try Station 11 first.
I liked it well enough to try some of her other works.