By Dorothea Benton Frank
Dorothea Benton Frank novels are full of clever and witty fiction that each reader wishes on their bookshelf: soulful, edgy tales approximately sensible characters common to us all that discover the main deeply felt moments of lifestyles with wry humor and heart.
All summer time Long follows one fascinating manhattan couple – trendy inside clothier Olivia Ritchie and her husband Nicholas Seymour, an English professor and real southern gentleman. they're likely polar opposites, but magnetically drawn jointly and in love for greater than fourteen years.
As they organize to relocate to Charleston, S.C., Olivia, the final word New Yorker, has reservations in regards to the promise she made to retire within the Lowcountry, the place Nick desires to go back domestic and lead a extra peaceable life. they're relocating north to south, quickly velocity as opposed to gradual velocity and downsizing. Nick is ecstatic. Olivia is not. She can’t permit Nick recognize that their funds will not be what he thought. Her consumer record is evaporating, their financial reserves are dwindling and perhaps that residence she picked out on Sullivans Island wishes an excessive amount of work. Thank God, for her assistant, Roni Larini, her correct (and occasionally left) hand.
As they locate themselves wondering your next step in their lives, Olivia and Nick commute along with her billionaire consumers and their neighbors and are swept up into the area of the ultra-rich and discover the globe with a solid of zany eccentrics over one tumultuous, sizzling summer. All as Olivia grapples with what lies forward for her and Nick.
This is a narrative of the way plans evolve and lives switch in unforeseen methods, how even those that have every thing are nonetheless searching for anything extra. Even the main winning humans can frequently fight to maintain issues together. All summer time Long asks the final word query: can funds purchase happiness? From Sullivans Island to Necker Island to Nantucket to the shorelines of Southern Spain, we’ll come to acknowledge the numerous faces of real love, love that deepens and endures yet merely simply because one lady makes an important jump of religion. And that bounce alterations everything.
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All Summer Long: A Novel by Dorothea Benton Frank