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Commonwealth

commomwealth ann patchett
  • Commonwealth
  • Patchett, Ann
  • € 9,95

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Dit boek bespreken we tijdens de English Reading Group op 22/11/2017

From the publisher:
One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating’s christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny’s mother, Beverly – thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and the joining of two families.

Spanning five decades, Commomwealth explores how this chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children  involved. Spending summers together in Virginia, the Keating and Cousins children forge a lasting bond based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange an genuine affection that grows among them.

When, in her twenties, Franny begins an affair with the legendary author Leon Posen and tells him about her family, the story of her siblings is no longer hers to control. Their childhood becomes the basis of his highly succesful book, ultimately forcing them to come to terms with their losses, their guilt, and the deeply loyal connection the feel for one another.

ISBN 9780062666437