The Sea

by John Banville | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0330483285 Global Overview for this book
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Journal Entry 1 by fee_gee from Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom on Thursday, July 07, 2011
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Journal Entry 2 by fee_gee at Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom on Thursday, March 15, 2012

When art historian Max Morden returns to the seaside village where he once spent a childhood holiday, he is both escaping from a recent loss and confronting a distant trauma.

The Grace family had appeared that long-ago summer as if from another world. Mr and Mrs Grace, with their worldly ease and candour, were unlike any adults he had met before. But it was his contemporaries, the Grace twins Myles and Chloe, who most fascinated Max. He grew to know them intricately, even intimately, and what ensued would haunt him for the rest of his years and shape everything that was to follow.

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