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N a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat A middle aged woman cares for her injured mother at Christmas And in the grandest house of all Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor Daphne du Mauri. view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler The Abduction The Sa Tskir Brothers Chronicles grandest house of all Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor Daphne du Mauri. view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler

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Reath in a stationmaster's cottage miles from Moscow A young woman who is about to marry a rich aristocrat instead begins a torrid relationship with a construction worker A father finally free of his daughter's demands embarks o. Upgrading this lovely collection to 4 upon reflection Not every story was for the ages 21st Century Juliet while very engaging and sometimes funny didn t uite work in the end but many stuck with me for their elegant craftsmanship and an almost old fashioned clarity and maturity I loved The Housekeeper Mrs Danvers speaks the titular The American Lover and the haunting A View of Lake Superior in the Fall Juliet Stevenson is my favorite audiobook narrator ever but she is joined here by a talented group of fellow narrators they take turns with different stories Highly recommended for short story fans And The Housekeeper is a must read for all DuMaurier fans Deciding to Be Christian group of fellow narrators they take turns with different stories Highly recommended for short story fans And The Housekeeper is a must read for all DuMaurier fans

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Rose Tremain awakens the senses in this magnificent and diverse collection of short storiesTrapped in a London apartment Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s Paris The most famous writer in Russia takes his last b. Loved so many of these varied stories Her writing is amazing fitting each story in each country and time period perfectly From the Jester of Astapovo where a man who signals in the trains abhors the fact that nothing will ever happen in his life just monotony the same day by day Then two men and a woman arrive the man clearly ill and needing a bed which is supplied in the house of the train man Turns out that the dying man is Tolstoy furnishing than enough memories to last the train man for the rest of his lifeAnother story The Housekeeper imagines Du Maurer visiting what will later be Manderley and the housekeeper will be the much maligned Mrs Danvers All these stories were entertaining with the common themes of loneliness lust and just when some get their heart s desire a tragedy occurs which derails the dream ARC from publisher

  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • The American Lover
  • Rose Tremain
  • en
  • 28 May 2018
  • 9780393246711

About the Author: Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain's best selling novels have won many awards including the Baileys Women's Prize the Whitbread Novel of the Year the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger Restoration the first of her novels to feature Robert Merivel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer Richard Holmes



10 thoughts on “The American Lover

  1. says:

    Loved so many of these varied stories Her writing is amazing fitting each story in each country and time period perfectly From the Jester of Astapovo where a man who signals in the trains abhors the fact that nothing will ever happen

  2. says:

    Period PiecesRose Tremain has written modern books as well but she is probably best known as an historical novelist with novels such as Restoration and Music Silence both 17th century and The Colour 19th century Most of the 13 stories

  3. says:

    I’m not a great fan of the short story much preferring the depth and involvement in character and plot that you get from a novel but this new collection from Rose Tremain whose novels I’ve always read with pleasure did in fact supply me with that depth and involvement each one being a complete world in itself conjuring up a whole life in just a few pages It’s also rare I find to have a collection of stories in which all of t

  4. says:

    Upgrading this lovely collection to 4 upon reflection Not every story was for the ages 21st Century Juliet while very engaging and sometimes funny didn't uite work in the end but many stuck with me for their elegant craftsmanship and an almost old fashioned clarity and maturity I loved The Housekeeper Mrs Danvers speaks the titular The Americ

  5. says:

    This is the second book by Tremain that I've read but I didn't really enjoy this collection of short stories Of the collection the title story and 'Lucy and Gaston' were probably my favourites but I didn't really connect with most of the oth

  6. says:

    Stunningly heart wrenching beautiful uncomfortable poignant and way too short More please I somehow think she and Sylvia Plath would have gotten on well with Rose Tremain pestering Sylvia to stop belly aching listen to THIS story And they trade their stories back and forth all night over cheap wine and excellent weed and wake up themselves again

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  8. says:

    Not a short story I did not enjoy reading all of them make you ponder and think about life The stories include one where Tolstoy comes to die in a place called Apostavo and The Housekeeper Mrs Danvers in Rebecca has an affair with Du Maurier herself They capture the human element of love grief marriage relationships and friendship s

  9. says:

    I love Rose Tremain's writing but I also like a story to get my teeth and brain into Silly me didn't realise this was a collection

  10. says:

    Rose Tremain is a name I have heard so often but never had the chance to read on of her books; in fact her name

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