By Harriet Evans
When Martha, a spouse and mom of 3, sits down one past due summer’s morning to jot down out the invites to her 80th celebration, she understands that what she is making plans to bare on the occasion may perhaps wreck the idyllic lifestyles she and her husband, David, have spent greater than fifty years building.
But her relatives needs to be aware of what she and David have sacrificed. She can't dwell a lie anymore.
The invitation is going out in all places, calling her teenagers and grandchildren again domestic to Winterfold, their rambling condominium within the middle of the English nation-state. invoice, a physician, used to be a candy, severe boy, desirous to aid his mom, yet he’s now not the guy Martha suggestion he’d turn into. Florence—passionate, highbrow, one may well say a bit eccentric—is now an artwork historical past professor in Italy. And Daisy, the darkish middle of the kin, left years in the past to be a charity employee in a foreign country and not fairly got here domestic. The reunion turns into a catalyst for a cascade of surprising secrets and techniques and unforeseen occasions because the Winters grapple with the enjoyment and the discomfort of the past.
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