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The Beach House by Jane Green
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Sep 10, 2009

it was ok
bookshelves: audio-book
Read in September, 2009

A pretty awful story, actually. Everyone's family life implodes. Affairs, lies (to others and to self), regrets, manipulation. Yuck. But it all has a happy ending, so that makes it all right, right?

Set in Nantucket, but written by an Englishwoman, there are a few spots that don't quite ring true if you're familiar with British idioms. Not exactly distracting, but it supplied me with some "gotcha" moments as I listened. Wouldn't recommend it, but I'm sure some people would really like it.
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