Elle: Why Sue Miller’s 'The Arsonist' is this summer's must-read whodunit novel

Defunct marriages and wanderlust play central roles, whether viewed through the eyes of a philandering politicianís spouse in The Senatorís Wife (2008) or a conflicted parent in The Good Mother (1986), and Millerís latest novel, The Arsonist (Knopf), is no exception as the Rowley family navigates a tense summer in a small New Hampshire town.


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