Incited by the chaotic forces that blasted the island years ago, this modern woman is drawn inexorably toward the violence of the past, toward choices that will destroy all she has ever valued. With exquisitely stylish prose and arresting psychological insight, Anita Shreve captures one woman's journey into the farthest extremes of emotion.
"A stunning tale . . . . There is plenty for the reader to ponder and savor in this accomplished inquiry into the ravages of love." (Los Angeles Times)...Continua
OK. Preoccupied novel, written from right inside a womans head and lots of sad bits.
start reading the story, you want to reach the end of the story. The story will slow you down unconsciously and let you taste the last few pages, the weight of water and the nature of this natural thing.