The Woman Upstairs Summary
Claire Messud

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The Woman Upstairs Summary

Nora Eldridge is a schoolteacher who had always hoped to become an artist, but she got waylaid first by her career as a management consultant and then by her mother’s illness. A year after her mother’s death, she meets a visiting historian from Lebanon named Skandar, his wife named Sirena, and their son. Nora develops feelings for each one of the three members of the Shahid family, and under their influence...

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