By Anne Rivers Siddons
whilst Maude Chambliss first arrives at Retreat, the seasonal domestic of her husband's aristocratic kin, she is a nineteen-year-old bride clean from South Carolina's Low nation. one of the patrician women and men who dwell in the summertime colony at the coast of Maine, her gypsy-like good looks and impulsive habit instantly model her an interloper. She, in addition to everybody else, is bound she is going to by no means slot in. and naturally, she doesn't...at first.
yet over the various summers she spends there, Maude involves cherish lifestyles within the colony, as she does the folk who percentage it together with her. there's her husband Peter, fed on with a darkness of spirit; her loved yet dangerously fragile kids; her domineering partner's mother, who teaches her that it's the girls who posses the power to maintain the colony intact; and Maine local Micah Willis, who's finally Maude's truest buddy.
This very good novel, wealthy with emotion, is stuffed with attractive, excessive, and indomitable characters. Anne Rivers Siddons paints a portrait of a girl decided to maintain the spirit of prior generations--and the way forward for aplaice the place she turned who she is...a position referred to as Colony.
"An impressive multigenerational novel...We are hooked from the instant we meet Maude."
The manhattan Times
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Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons