A Natural Curiosity

A Natural Curiosity

eBook - 2013
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Alix Bowen and Liz Headleand have been friends since Cambridge. Now middle-aged, Alix and her husband Brian have settled in a small town in the moors of northern England. Politically liberal and attracted to the unknown, Alix has developed a friendship with a convicted murderer, having promised to help him find his long-lost mother. Liz, a successful psychiatrist and socially well-connected, has an insatiable desire to understand the psyches of strangers, while putting her own on hold. But when her sister, Shirley, makes a drastic life change, Liz is forced to turn her ever-observant eye inward, discovering things about herself she had buried deep within. In this stunning return to the beloved friends of The Radiant Way, Margaret Drabble once more shows us a world rich and wonderfully nuanced, with her singular wit and keen insight.
Publisher: Boston, Mass :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780544286399
0544286391
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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fpsutka
Mar 05, 2016

This is part two of a trilogy. The first part was: A Radiant Way, which I liked better than this novel. The third part of this trilogy is The Gates of Ivory.

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doroschelch
Aug 24, 2012

Rich, witty, sarcastic style, but in my opinion too many characters that do not get fleshed out (so that they can be used in the sequel?)

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