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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It was cold outside, too cold to walk to the library. So I found this book on the shelf and started to read it with little hope that it would be to my liking. Surprisingly, it grew on me! This is the ... 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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