What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

SOLVED: Adult Fiction > SOLVED. Not really sure about genre, but it's fiction? About life and a house as an inheritance [s]

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The Reader | 4 comments Should be published in late 1980-1990.
SPOILER Book had characters named Jan and Phillip, not really sure about the rest, but Phillip was a closet gay and miner who was married and inherited the house that Jan wanted. Jan was a soldier in the end I think? Phillip died with his nephew in a mine crash.

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Lobstergirl | 39296 comments Mod
What country does it take place in?

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The Reader | 4 comments I think it's in England :)

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Sue Elleker | 801 comments I think this is 'Penmarric' by Susan Howatch. Jan's full name was Jan-Yves.
"The fateful passions and chequered fortunes of a rich, landed family, the Castallacks, and their illegitimate parish brothers, are recreated with the clash of character characteristic of the author's other novels which include "Cashelmara" and "Sins of the Fathers"."

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The Reader | 4 comments That's the one!! Haha thanks so much! :D

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Kris | 35167 comments Mod
Note: Shelved as Penmarric by Susan Howatch.

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