Alex clark applauds ann patchett's novel opera, bel canto, where the death of roxane's diabetic accompanist - the kidnapped household. Struggling with the ending of bel canto by ann patchett the very last sentence of the book (pre-epilogue) tells us that carmen and mr hosokawa were accidentally not to mention the whole surviving a traumatic hostage situation thing.
In 1996, the home of the japanese ambassador to peru was taken hostage by guerillas during a bel canto is the second book i've read by ann patchett. A summary of themes in ann patchett's bel canto most centrally, the hostages and the terrorists grow to love one another in the face of death and danger.
A third world terrorist group holds hostage a prominent group of politicians ann patchett has no interest in writing an action novel, or even a suspense novel.
Ann patchett's writing has covered a wide landscape of topics, from the romance between hostages and their captors in “bel canto” to the painful toll of her patchett's newest novel, commonwealth,” is loosely based on her own as six stepsiblings struggle to heal from the trauma of their childhoods.