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Claire Messud Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Messud's Book Reviews

The Woman Upstairs
A lonely woman who is a teacher and aspiring artist becomes obsessed with the family of one of her students. Nora Eldridge is a woman living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who longs to be more accomplished and to feel included and loved by all three members of charismatic family new to town. Nora becomes fond of Reza, one of her elementary school students. When she protects him from being bullied, she meets his mother, Sirena a beautiful and intriguing ar...