Fiction readers seek to be transported and moved by the stories they read 

The concept of the "invisible hand" in the market, as described by Adam Smith, has dominated economic thinking since the 20th century 

Money and markets play a significant role in shaping and driving novels 

The novel "Trust" by Hernan Diaz presents multiple narratives that interlock like nesting boxes 

The book explores the relationship between trust, narrative, and the financial world 

The protagonist of the novel, Benjamin Rask, becomes enamored with the stock market and transforms his inheritance into a financial empire 

The story delves into Benjamin's marriage to Helen Brevoort and their struggles as social outcasts due to Benjamin's financial success 

"Trust" is a postmodern novel that draws inspiration from past literary works and explores the power dynamics of finance