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Remembering a Lover Who Never Revealed Her True Nature; Fiction

Jan 14, 2020 - The New York Times

The narrator of Jonathan Buckley’s novel “The Great Concert of the Night” uses a journal to keep alive memories of the enigmatic actress he loved.

THE GREAT CONCERT OF THE NIGHTBy Jonathan Buckley

The British writer Jonathan Buckley has his doubts about the usefulness of linear narrative. In fact, he’s on record as saying that plot isn’t of overriding importance in his work. So it’s fitting that his latest novel, “The Great Concert of the Night,” is conceived as an ep...