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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MASON'S RETREATUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A superb first novel from Tilghman (the collection In a Father's Place, 1990) that portrays with tenacious intelligence and wrenching intensity the nuances of family unhappiness and conflict. The ... Read full review
Mason's retreatUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The author of In a Father's Place (LJ 5/15/90) writes of a family's return to their ancestral land in Maryland after residing in England for many years. Read full review