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Absent In The Spring - Agatha Christie, Mary Westmacott
Absent In The Spring
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A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a loyal wife's discovery of her husband's infidelity. 'The one book that has satisfied me completely - the book I always wanted to write.' Agatha Christie Returning from a visit to her daughter... show more
A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a loyal wife's discovery of her husband's infidelity. 'The one book that has satisfied me completely - the book I always wanted to write.' Agatha Christie Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. This sudden solitude compels Joan to assess her life for the first time ever and face up to many of the truths about herself. Looking back over the years, Joan painfully re-examines her attitudes, relationships and actions and becomes increasingly uneasy about the person who is revealed to her...
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ISBN: 9780006499473 (0006499473)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 190
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 Absent in the Spring
"Joan felt a little gentle glow as she turned away from her image in the glass. She thought, Well, it’s nice to feel one’s been a success at one’s job. I never wanted a career, or anything of that kind. I was quite content to be a wife and mother. I married the man I loved, and he’s been a success a...
BruceGargoyle
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Full review at: http://thebookshelfgargoyle.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/whats-in-a-name-challenge-absent-in-the-spring/I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this book. I was expecting more soppiness, given that the Westmacott collection had been touted as romance novels, but was happy to fi...
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