Returning to America after many years in England, Edward and Edith Mason and their two sons take up residence at The Retreat, the old family estate on the Chesapeake Bay, where the members of the family drift irrevocably toward tragedy on the eve of World War II. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 12,000 first printing.
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Review: Mason's RetreatUser Review - Daniel Baran - Goodreads
Fussy English novel. Long on atmosphere, short on plot. Read full review
Review: Masons RetreatUser Review - Catherine - Goodreads
Beautifully written old fashioned novel. The author is the head of a university creative writing program and it shows! Read full review