Wishlist Wednesday: The Last Enchantments, Charles Finch

Wishlist Wednesday is a weeklies hosted by Pen to Paper.As I have enough wishes when it comes to books I decided to join this weekly and tell you about them. I am obviously curious about the books on your wishlist too so feel free to leave a message.  

The Last Enchantment, Charles Finch cover
After graduating from Yale, William Baker, scion of an old line patrician family, goes to work in presidential politics. But when the campaign into which he's poured his heart ends in disappointment, he decides to leave New York behind, along with the devoted, ambitious, and well-connected woman he’s been in love with for the last four years.
Will expects nothing more than a year off before resuming the comfortable life he's always known, but he's soon caught up in a whirlwind of unexpected friendships and romantic entanglements that threaten his safe plans. As he explores the heady social world of Oxford, he becomes fast friends with Tom, his snobbish but affable flat mate; Anil, an Indian economist with a deep love for gangster rap; Anneliese, a German historian obsessed with photography; and Timmo, whose chief ambition is to become a reality television star. What he's least prepared for is Sophie, a witty, beautiful and enigmatic woman who makes him question everything he knows about himself.
I am not sure why feel I should read this book. I love the cover that is for sure. I am very curious what Sophie will mean to William and why she will confuse him. Still the combination does not really explain the strong feelings I get when I see this book but they are there.

Do you ever get this enthusiastic on a book and cannot explain why?
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18 December, 2013 delete

I totally misread "obsessed with photography" as "pornography" oh god. haha. It sounds like a book that would capture the reader though, I hope you get it soon.

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19 December, 2013 delete

Yes, I sometimes feel the need to read a book, even though I don't know much about it or I haven't read reviews. I suppose it's called addiction ;)
I didn't know this one, but I suppose you will talk about it soon!