Confidence: A Novel

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What will one do for love? Abandon everything but the beloved? Obsess about that person and make their every whim come true? Put their happiness ahead of everything and make sure it is assured? Yes, this book is about obsessive love and everything else in the current culture. It is a metaphor for the greed and confidence games playing right now in front of our eyes. Yet, it is also about pyramid schemes, celebrity, foodie culture, charisma and charm, immorality, technology, and capitalism.

Ezra, the main character, is single-minded in his pursuit of the charming and charismatic Orson. In their quest for the accumulation of riches, there is some human collateral damage, but Ezra makes sure that nothing disturbs the seemingly charmed life he has with his paramour. The characters in this book are all unlikeable, yet it is a credit to the skill of the author that the story keeps us involved and interested. The readers will finally ask themselves if love, in fact, does conquer all.

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Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 320 pages
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publish Date 07-Mar-2023
ISBN 9781982189730 Buy this Book
Issue August 2023
Category Popular Fiction