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The Carriage House

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The Carriage House, a stunning novel of family and forgiveness, set in contemporary suburban America.Elizabeth, Diana and Izzy, three sisters who have lived a privileged life in suburban America are the pride and joy of their father William. All three were tennis prodigies as children, popular, and successful at school: they seemed destined for greatness.But the idyllic fade masks a family who is in turmoil - their mother is suffering with early onset Alzheimer's which is making Izzy spiral out of control, Diana is failing her career, Elizabeth feels trapped by her domesticity and their father is still in love with his old sweetheart, Adelia. When William is suddenly taken ill, he reveals that he has lost faith in the things he had once held closest to his heart: the promise of his gifted daughters and his grandfather's beautiful carriage house, now lost to the family. Devastated by his disappointment in them and desperate to make their father proud, the sisters band together to restore his beloved carriage house which is now dilapidated, unloved and under threat of demolition by the neighbourhood association, and to re-build a family in disarray.

Item details

Author(s):
Hall, Louisa
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
197 x 127
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0241962854
ISBN-13:
9780241962855
Number of pages:
294
Publisher:
Penguin Books

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The Carriage House, a stunning novel of family and forgiveness, set in contemporary suburban America.Elizabeth, Diana and Izzy, three sisters who have lived a privileged life in suburban America are the pride and joy of their father William. All three were tennis prodigies as children, popular, and successful at school: they seemed destined for greatness.But the idyllic fade masks a family who is in turmoil - their mother is suffering with early onset Alzheimer's which is making Izzy spiral out of control, Diana is failing her career, Elizabeth feels trapped by her domesticity and their father is still in love with his old sweetheart, Adelia. When William is suddenly taken ill, he reveals that he has lost faith in the things he had once held closest to his heart: the promise of his gifted daughters and his grandfather's beautiful carriage house, now lost to the family. Devastated by his disappointment in them and desperate to make their father proud, the sisters band together to restore his beloved carriage house which is now dilapidated, unloved and under threat of demolition by the neighbourhood association, and to re-build a family in disarray.

Author(s):
Hall, Louisa
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
197 x 127
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0241962854
ISBN-13:
9780241962855
Number of pages:
294
Publisher:
Penguin Books

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