Mason's retreat

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Chatto & Windus, Aug 23, 1996 - Fiction - 290 pages
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Slow starting but enjoyable as I continued. Now reading sequel, The Right Hand Shore - like it. usually don't like going back in time but it is interesting and plot not given away, just intrigued now. Read full review

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User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

A good story including marital contentment and discord. It is told by one of the two children who spent 5 summers in the ancestral home...on the Maryland side of the Chesapeake. Good descriptions of the Bay, the marshes and the changing of all that was to love about the area. Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Writer Christopher Tilghman was born in Boston in 1946 and later graduated from Yale University. After Tilghman served in the Navy, he took on construction work until he was able to establish himself as a writer. Tilghman's short stories appeared in The New Yorker magazine and in Best American Short Stories. He also published In a Father's Place, a collection of short stories, and Mason's Retreat, his first novel.

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