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It’s not the ending you want, but you sort of know its coming. This book won the Pulitzer Prize, but I can’t see why.

I’m glad to have discovered such a fantastic local author. I found the writing to be quite well done, and am looking forward to exploring more of Bromfield’s writing. earlly

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Sybil is in love with Jean, and creates scandal by pursuing him relentlessly. The ending was weak, and the moral was dissatisfying and murky.

They don’t have affairs in cold blood the way I’ve heard men talk about such things since I’ve come here. Eearly 28, Lynn rated it it was ok Shelves: Sabine gives us her own thought that, based on the husband’s life with his wife, the reunion might not be all that pleasant.

The result is an indictment of meaningless lives, where people of all but the latest generation exist rather than live. Penny has much more of a soft spot for him than I.

This book brought to the surface the notion that one cannot be happy living in a lie of prestige or wealth. I’m not really sure what to say about this Pulitzer Prize Winner.

Early Autumn

Even the vocabulary was so limited, repetitive, and predictable. O’Hara says he is willing to sacrifice everything just to love her. Ironically, many of her friends believed she should leave with O’Hara but doing that would also dispel all that they believed was good in her.

He can’t help it. It took me a while to get into. Even the unconventionality in this book is conventional. I feel a little ill at ease, having just put the book down. I autjmn what set this apart for me was the exploration of gender roles in relation to Puritan society. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: She is quickly hushed by Miss Egan, and soon falls back into muddled incomprehensibility. Mar earlly, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: March 16, at His prose drifts, ephemeral, insubstantial–just like the lives of the Pentlands.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All the characters have their varied histories and they all want different things out of life.

He knew, too, almost at once, on the day she had driven up to the door of the cottage, that she had made a discovery about life which he himself had made long since. Email Facebook Twitter Google Tumblr. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

She meets a man who brings the thrill of love and a new meaning to life. I’ve heard about Louis Bromfield–good things–and now my interest is piqued.

Amore e desiderio di riscatto. This book should have been 20 pages long. And thrown into the mix, the impetus for the conflict, is Sabine Callendar, the niece of John Pentland, who is divorced and the black sheep of the family, whose experiences growing up with the Pentland family have left her jaded and wanting to see the Pentland family get their comeuppance.

Jul 14, Joyce Lagow rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 23, ShaLisa rated it really liked it. Ci sono voluti ben due mesi — giustificati anche dal periodo critico degli ultimi esami e della stesura della tesi — per terminarlo ed ora eccomi qui a mettere nero su bianco le mie impressioni.

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Lists with This Book. Per tutti, tranne che per pochi individui abbastanza indipendenti da smarcarsi. I found the characters believable considering the setting. A fascinating study on the struggle of one woman to escape the stifling influence of her husband and in-laws. This site uses cookies.

I will definitely read more Bromfield. I must say that one of my weaknesses is books about depressed women in crisis.

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He lives in Pentland Manor, beomfield large and autjmn manor house, with his sister, Cassie. These and other characters, however, with the exception of Olivia, are autkmn, one-dimensional, in Bromfield s remorseless attack on upper-class lives. Olivia and Sabine both step up their plans to get what they want out of life. It tells the story of Olivia Pentland, a wife and mother living in Massachusetts.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There are unwelcome changes to the neighborhood and to the lives of the Pentlands, coming in the form of Sabine Callender, sister of Anson, who is the black sheep of the family, returning to Pentlands after a scandalous 20 year absence and in Michael O Hara, a self-made Irishman who has risen to wealth and political prominence–but who is definitely not socially acceptable.

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