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Gillon - red-haired, intelligent, vulnerable - comes to London to escape from the demands of her wealthy, conventional, socially superior family in Charleston, South Carolina. An art historian, she has a chance meeting with Tilly, whose long-term boyfriend, Henry, is a wildlife photographer who is finding it hard to commit. Before long Gillon has moved into their flat, replacing Henry's old mate William, William's on-off-girlfriend Susie, and a lots of mess and disorganisation.

Things are changing, and Tilly finds it difficult to accept that her dreams of settling down with Henry are receding further into the distance, especially when Henry announces that he is going to South Carolina to photograph the abundant wildlife of the area. There, Henry is wholly seduced by the charms of Charleston, by Gillon's family, and by the old patrician way of life which presents itself. The rules seem to be changing, the time passing by, and the future is becoming less and less certain.

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Chenice | 5/11/2011

    " Although the description of the South was fantastic, the writing was awful. Not the best novel I've read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dona | 5/2/2011

    " i savoured every page of this book-- gotta read more of hers--slow pace, interesting characters, full of surprising insights
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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Christine | 4/3/2011

    " I really wish I had visited Charleston and the Carolina's when I was in the States. I will need to come back. Joanna Trollope is good at telling stories about relationships, in this book she does not let her self down. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jacqui | 1/8/2011

    " I don't remember loving it, but I think the author writes well, otherwise I wouldn't have finished it. "

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About the Author
Author Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope, a descendant of nineteenth-century English novelist Anthony Trollope, is the author of historical novels and a study of women in the British Empire. However, she has become best known for her lively contemporary novels, often centered on the nuances and dilemmas of domestic life in England. She has now written seven of these novels. Joanna Trollope was born and still lives in Gloucestershire, England.