*** City of Strangers by Ian Mackenzie

Two half-brothers separated by age, wealth, and marital status come to grip with their father’s death in City of Strangers.  Their dad was a Nazi sympathizer so the mourning is complicated, to say the least. And the younger brother gets attacked by a mysterious mugger seeking revenge (that part does not always make sense, I must admit). The book is essentially a rumination on what it means to be successful, and how we can be very alone in a vast city, with wonderful asides on what it means to be a brother.

 

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