Thursday, April 7, 2011

Separate Beds by Elizabeth Buchan

This is the fictional story of a family in crisis and a marriage on the rocks. It takes place in London in the house of the Annie and Tom, a middle-aged couple who have been disconnected from each other in many ways for many years. A daughter lives with them, and over the course of the story, a son and baby, plus a mother-in-law and dog also take up residence with them because of the recession.

A detailed look at a family with all of its ups-and-downs. I enjoyed it, and wished that I had been on vacation while reading it.

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