Douglas Kennedy

Isabelle in the Afternoon
  • Isabelle in the Afternoon

  • Taking a break from law school, dream internships, and the life pre-destined for him by his father, Sam decides on an impulsive trip to Paris. At a bookshop, he meets the enticing and worldly Isabelle, and his life changes forever. She is mysterious and beautiful, but all Sam can think about is the wedding ring on her finger. What follows is a passionate but obsessive affair that will haunt Sam for the rest of his life, unable to forget about the afternoons they spent together in her tiny Parisian apartment.

RELEASED 09/01/2020

Douglas Kennedy's previous twelve novels include the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Big Picture, The Pursuit of Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment. He is also the author of three highly-praised travel books. The Big Picture was filmed with Romain Duris and Catherine Deneuve; The Woman in the Fifth with Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas. His work has been translated into twenty-two languages. In 2007 he was awarded the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and in 2009 the inaugural Grand Prix de Figaro. Born in Manhattan in 1955, he has two children and currently divides his time between London, Paris, Berlin, Maine and New York.