The Rocks: A Novel

The Rocks: A Novel

Peter Nichols


“Irresistibly sunny…  Set within the brightly lit Mediterranean amid previous olive bushes and sexual intrigue, tune and wine and lovely women... Propulsive.” –The big apple instances e-book Review

“The excellent booklet for pretending it truly is already seashore season.” –O, The Oprah Magazine

A romantic page-turner propelled through the sixty-year mystery that has formed households, 4 fanatics, and one beach lodge community.

Set opposed to dramatic Mediterranean Sea perspectives and luxurious olive groves, The Rocks opens with a war of words and a mystery: What used to be the mysterious, catastrophic occasion that drove honeymooners aside so all at once and totally in 1948 that they by no means spoke back regardless of dwelling at the similar island for sixty extra years? and the way did their background form the Romeo and Juliet–like romance in their (unrelated) young children many years later? headquartered round a favored seashore hotel membership and its neighborhood, The Rocks is a double love tale that starts with a secret, then strikes backward in time, period by means of period, to resolve what fairly occurred many years earlier.

Peter Nichols writes with a pervading, soulful knowledge and self-knowing humor, and captures completely this international of glamorous, complex, misbehaving varieties with all their refined flaws and real longing. the result's a bittersweet, clever, and romantic novel approximately how strong the perceived fact can be—as a bond, and as a barrier—even if it’s probably not the complete tale; and the way one false impression can echo irreparably via decades.

From the Hardcover edition.

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