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Mason's Retreat A NovelThis superb novel by the author of In a Father's Place confirms Tilghman as one of Ame. I found myself caring about these characters and being sucked in by the Chesapeake Bay setting My sister in law loaned me this book on a vacation so I did not have any expectations nor had I read any reviews I find myself thinking about it after finishing it which is always a good sign

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The story concerns the decline of the once grand Mason family From the Hardcover editi. The words that kept coming to mind were “Pride goeth before the fall” This is the story of a dysfunctional family headed by a man who is a narcissistic fool The “fall out” from his behavior reaps nothing but trouble and heartache for the rest of the family The era in which this is written has the wife scrambling to keep everything and everyone happy which only tears her apart as well The saving grace was that the grandson breaks the chain

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Mason's Retreat: A Novel free read ´ 6 õ This superb novel by the author of In a Father's Place confirms Tilghman as one of America's finest writers Set on the Eastern shore of Maryland on the eve of World War II the story concerns the decline of the once grand Mason family From the Hardcover editionRica's finest writers Set on the Eastern shore of Maryland on the eve of World War II. An interesting story but it falls short of Christopher Tilghman's seuel written as a preuel The characters are memorable but events don't have the same reach and drama as the earlier period of history The characters' lack of connection to a place is problematic initially but Edith and Sebastien manage to put down roots uickly at the Retreat Simon is tied to his father than to place Edward is in the thrall of his own restlessness When World War II arrives it fractures the family further Tilghman is most elouent when writing about the land water and the people who make a living on both