Clients: The Moment


“Kennedy is astonishing at communicating his characters’ emotional turmoil . . . and he tosses tough ethical questions our way as he ponders the ‘moment’ that could change everything—and the very nature of love.” — Library Journal (starred review)

From Douglas's Blog

  • Beirut, Part I

    Of course, many of my friends in the States expressed questions about the state of my sanity when I told them I was about to spend several days in Beirut. “Is getting kidnapped by Islamic crazies your idea of a good time?” a New York chum asked, reminding me of that much-reported incident several months… Read more »

  • Beirut, Part II

    The road in from the airport proved uneventful. I had arrived in Beirut for the annual Salon du Livre Francophone, and a representative of this event insisted on meeting me at the arrivals area with a car and driver.  En route into town I began to get my first in many lessons in the complexities… Read more »

  • Beirut, Part III

    “There is no such thing as local politics here” a Lebanese writer told me. “All politics here are international.” And when one of its more formidable geo-political neighbors sneezes, Lebanon catches pneumonia. Everyone when prompted or encouraged talks politics in Beirut. And the one word that kept being used repeatedly to describe the current situation… Read more »

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Douglas Kennedy is the author of ten novels, including the international bestsellers Leaving the World and The Moment. His work has been translated into 22 languages. In 2007, he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Three of Douglas's books have been adopted to film, The Woman In The FifthThe Big Picture and Welcome to Whoop Whoop. Below, watch Douglas' recent interview on The Moment!

Represented (U.S.): Grainne Fox, Fletcher & Company, Represented (U.K.): Antony Harwood

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