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Twilight is an old-fashioned novel in the most satisfying sense. Impeccably rendered, Katherine Mosby’s elegant, perceptive prose recalls Edith Wharton. A sense of gathering tragedy … provide[s] the story with a powerful forward thrust. Yet the greatest pleasures of this novel are sentences which evidence fluidity and grace that is rare in contemporary fiction
—-The Economist

“Mosby has painted an achingly beautiful portrait of a woman hovering desperately on the edge of self-realization … With a surprise ending reminiscent of Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome, this poignant character study traces the precarious evolution of a heart and a mind.”
—-Booklist (starred review)

“Mosby’s style evokes the period in which the book is set: the late 1930s, as World War II is brewing. In some places her prose reads like poetry — specific, beautiful, full of rich, carefully chosen metaphors.”
—-Washington Post Book World

“Mosby’s Paris is dark, seductive and well worth visiting.”
—-People Magazine (three stars)

“The thrill of seduction and the ache of self-denial are among the bittersweet revelations of this graceful book.”
—-O Magazine

“Readers will savor the finely wrought prose and unexpectedly moving portrait of a woman who loses her privileges and finds herself.”
—-Kirkus Review

“Highly recommended.”
—-Library Journal (Starred Review)

“Magical is the spell cast by this book, which combines the juicy thrills of a romance novel with the keen observations of a character study. The author of two previous novels, Mosby is also a poet and it shows: Her language is voluptuously precise. Twilight creates a world so darkly alluring that readers, like Lavinia, will find themselves longing for the sun to set.”
—-More Magazine

“Lavinia Gibbs in Twilight … a socialite in the 1930s prefers passion to a proper marriage. Her parents ship Gibbs to Paris, and against a darkening backdrop as war approaches, she falls in love with a married man. Mosby should get a prize for nuance with the way she beautifully evokes both the twilight atmosphere of an illicit romance and a world fast disappearing.”
—-Good Housekeeping

“The appeal of Mosby’s novel depends far less on its storyline than on its smooth-flowing subtle prose that gently enchants the reader with observant commentary and lyrical turns of phrase.”
—-Richmond Times-Dispatch

“One feels as if one has been given a new classic to enjoy.”
—-Salon.com

“The story carries hints of Edith Wharton and Colette … Mosby, a seasoned novelist herself, demonstrates the same deft ability to parse character and create atmosphere.”
—-The Seattle Times

 “Mosby writes gorgeously. Her prose is rich and evocative. She gets the time and place exactly right. Her characters and their stories continue to haunt after the book is closed.”
—-The South Carolina State

This poetic and insightful novel illuminates the frustration and heartbreak of “a woman of a certain age” who falls in love with a married man in war-torn France.”
—-Brooklyn Magazine