Mason's retreat

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Chatto & Windus, Aug 23, 1996 - Fiction - 290 pages
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Review: Mason's Retreat: A Novel

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The beautiful, quietly compelling prose hooked me in the first two pages and reeled me though the entire novel. The reading was worth it. The window into mid twentieth century eastern shore Maryland ... Read full review

Review: Mason's Retreat: A Novel

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The historical context was well done; but I could have done without the sex scenes, which were unnecessary. Overall, disappointing 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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