[Epub] ↠ Modern Interiors Author Andrea Goldsmith – Tanitiyor.us

[Epub] ↠ Modern Interiors  Author Andrea Goldsmith – Tanitiyor.us
  • Paperback
  • 241 pages
  • Modern Interiors
  • Andrea Goldsmith
  • English
  • 11 August 2017
  • 9780140147261

Modern Interiors MODERN INTERIORS Rummages Around In The Back Rooms And Passageways Of The Family When Her Husband Dies, Philippa Fine, Formerly A Pillar Of The Establishment, Is Determined To Broaden Her Life She Sells The Family Mansion, Acquires A Lover And New Friends, And Devises New Plans For The Family Money Her Adult Children, Rather Than Welcoming Her New Direction, Are Unrestrained In Their Condemnation Of What They Perceive As Gross Irresponsibility And Personal Betrayal.

Andrea Goldsmith is an Australian novelist She started learning the piano as a young child, and music remains an abiding passion She initially trained as a speech pathologist and worked for several years with children suffering from severe communication impairment until becoming a full time writer in the late 1980s During the 1990s she taught creative writing at Deakin University, and she conti

9 thoughts on “Modern Interiors

  1. says:

    Andrea Goldsmith is one of my favourite authors I loved Reunion, and I loved The Memory Trap even This year she has a new book called Invented Lives Scribe, April so I wanted to read one of her books beforehand that I ve had on my shelves since dare I admit it 2008 I d read The Prosperous Thief when it was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award in 2003, and so when I found Modern Interiors 1991 in a second hand bookshop, I knew it was a steal for 5.00 It turned out to be the perfect antidote to two books I d borrowed and expected to like, which today went back to the library unread This is when standby books come into their own, when I ve had a disappointment and I want to be sure that the next book is going to be good reading.Modern Interiors has the tagline behind its rich fa ade the modern interior may not be all it pretends, but this book is a frank exploration into family obligations What do we owe them, and what do they owe us How do we deal with the pressure to hold families together even when they don t delive...

  2. says:

    I enjoyed this book It is a story about a 62 year old woman who has lived the past 40 years in the shadow of her successful husband and has played the traditional role of wife, mother and homemaker Now that she is a widow she decides to assert her independence and live in a different way much to the horror of her staid, self centred children As she undertakes a number of new ventures and forms new relationships she discovers the disappointments in her own family and worse still the fraudulent business practices of her son in law She continues to bail out her children until eventually she takes control of the situation and restores order to her family The ending is somewhat puzzling, because I m unsure whether she is happy with the outcome and pleased that sh...

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