By Siri Hustvedt
What I enjoyed begins in big apple in 1975, while paintings historian Leo Hertzberg discovers a unprecedented portray via an unknown artist in a SoHo gallery. He buys the paintings; tracks down the artist, invoice Wechsler; and the 2 males embark on a life-long friendship. Leo's tale, which spans twenty-five years, follows the starting to be involvement among his relatives and Bill's--an tricky constellation of attachments that comes with the 2 males, their other halves, Erica and Violet, and their sons, Matthew and Mark.
The households stay within the similar manhattan condominium construction, lease a home jointly within the summers and sustain a full of life trade of rules approximately lifestyles and artwork, however the bonds among them are validated, first by means of surprising tragedy, after which by means of a big duplicity that slowly involves the outside. A superbly written novel that mixes the intimacy of a relations saga with the suspense of a mystery, What I enjoyed is a deeply relocating tale approximately artwork, love, loss, and betrayal.