This is such a good book about life and friendship. In fact, it’s so good I have already given away three of them to friends in my life. This is a long book – 576 pages – and each time I set it down I could hardly wait for the moment when I could pick it up again. This is a book about love and loss, about families of privilege, about finding rest and fulfillment throughout all of life’s days.
This is a story of friendship, of Agnes and Polly who are friends through the long relationships of their wealthy Philadelphia families who have made a retreat in Maine. It is a story of children’s summer joy and of all the ways our lives are intertwined with each in expected and unexpected ways. This is a story that has unexpected discoveries along with the steady trajectory of long, rich lives.
This is a wonderful book. Read it.