By Ashley Hay
“Readers who enjoyed the quiet introspection of Anita Shreve’s The Pilot’s Wife and Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge will benefit from the distinct emotional trips of Hay’s characters. Their tales will linger lengthy after the ultimate web page is grew to become” (Library Journal).
When Elsie Gormley leaves the Brisbane condo during which she has lived for greater than sixty years, Lucy Kiss and her family members flow in, wanting to determine their new existence. As they settle in, Lucy and her husband Ben fight to navigate their transformation from adventurous enthusiasts to new mom and dad, taking convenience in thoughts in their brilliant earlier as they start to unearth who their destiny selves may be. however the apartment has secrets and techniques of its personal, and the rooms appear to proportion memories of Elsie’s existence with Lucy.
In her within sight nursing domestic, Elsie strains the span of her life—the moments she can’t undergo to permit cross and the locations to which she desires of returning. Her cherished former home is on the center of her stories of marriage, motherhood, love, and demise, and the boundary among current and prior turns into more and more porous for either her and Lucy.
Over the process one sizzling Brisbane summer season, households’ tales intersect in unexpected and unforeseen methods. during the richly intertwined narratives of 2 traditional, outstanding girls, Ashley Hay makes use of her “lyrical prose, poetic discussion, and lovely imagery” (RT journal) to weave an tricky, bighearted tale of what it truly is to be human.
“Readers who enjoyed the quiet introspection of Anita Shreve’s The Pilot’s spouse and Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge will benefit from the precise emotional trips of Hay’s characters. Their tales will linger lengthy after the ultimate web page is turned.” (Library Journal)
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A Hundred Small Lessons: A Novel by Ashley Hay