About the book
Juliet is enraged at the victory of men over women in family life. Amanda is warding off thoughts of death with obsessive housework. Solly is confronting her own buried femininity in the person of her Italian lodger. Maisie despairs at the inevitability with which beauty is destroyed. And Christine’s troubled, hilarious spirit presides over Arlington Park and the way of life it represents.
Reviewed by Andover Library Reading Group:
This book stimulated a lot of discussion as everyone had some experience in family life. Mixed reception of reading the book, some liked it; many found the lack of story line unhelpful.
Star rating: **