You always know when you're in Alice Hoffman territory. It's not that she's predictable, but there are certain things that her fans expect from her work. These include lots of atmosphere, suspenseful plotting, lots of fierce and desirous lovemaking, and a hodgepodge of characters thrown together in search of some unattainable truth. So as not to disappoint those of us who have followed her career from day one, Hoffman has brought us THE RIVER KING, yet another in her ever-growing list of astutely passionate and fantastical storylines.
The small town of Haddan, Massachusetts, has been divided in half, right down the middle, thanks to a freak storm in its long-gone-b