Piranesi is an apt novel for 2020. The theme of being alone in your own world, in a “House”, a study in solitude, is something we could certainly understand.
A struggling writer finds himself teaching a third-rate MFA program in Vermont, finds himself harrassed for stealing a dead student’s storyline.
The story is about an author named David Martin who accepts an assignment to write a book for a very rich client.
An offer too good to be true.
The book follows a young boy named Daniel and has possibly one of the best literary inventions of the decade the “Cemetery of Forgotten Books”.