The Consul General's Wife
by aliefka bijlsma
Melchior Steenbergen is leading an idyllic life. An elite member of Holland’s diplomatic corps, he is the Consul General in Rio, with a sweeping view of the Ipanema bay from his official residence, and a beautiful wife 20 years his junior.
But Melchior’s glorious world is a façade, a house of cards, and sharp winds are starting to blow...