Publish date: March 4th 2010
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Pages no: 253
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
A story of cultural collision, Trespass details the events that surround the arrival of septuagenarian antiques dealer, Anthony Verey, in the Cevennes in southern France. Disappointed with his life in London, Anthony decides to buy a property in France and spend the last part of his life living some...
Actual rating: 3.5*This is the story of a house, Mass Lunel in the Cevennes in France and of those who live there and those who would like to live there.It is the story of family relationships and the influences they have on our lives as well as the story of the things we are willing to do for those...
The Book Report: Two pairs of aging siblings, all damaged goods from various sorts of parental abuse and neglect, collide in one of France's most beautiful areas...the Cevennes range...and manage to make a complete hash of their own, their friends', and even perfect strangers' lives while imagining ...
3.5 Proper review to come.Rather unsure how I feel. It feels cruel to give a 3 to something so beautifully written, but comparing it to how I felt about her other novels I cannot give it more.
Beautifully written, but the unremitting tragedy happening to characters I didn’t like just got too much in the end...