The Road Narrows As You Go
by Lee Henderson
Hamish Hamilton.
512 pp; $32.95

The heroine of Lee Henderson’s sprawling novel about art and commerce in the 1980s is Wendy Ashbubble, an ambitious young cartoonist who flees her Victoria home for San Francisco, where she sets up shop in a dilapidated hilltop mansion and artist commune dubbed No Manors. 945 more words