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Recommendation: "Kinds of Love" would be a good read for someone who enjoys character-driven stories and reflective prose. May Sarton provides an intimate portrayal of the relationships that develop between people in a small New England town. Her exploration of the human condition in the context of nature is sure to leave readers feeling emotionally moved and inspired to reflect on their own relationships.

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Friendship, marriage, and intertwined lives in a small New Hampshire town. Christina Chapman and her husband Cornelius, both past seventy, are "summer people"―people who come to rural New England for the summer months and go home to the city when the cold weather comes. This year, however, Christina and Cornelius have decided to stay on.May Sarton's Willard is a small town in the rocky hills of New Hampshire, a place that attracts "the untameable, the wild, the gentle." As Sarton takes us into the lives of the people who live there, we encounter a rich tapestry of characters and relationships. In the center are the deep, prickly friendship between Christina, an old Bostonian, and Ellen, the daughter of a farmer, and the unfolding process by which Christina and her husband "come into their own" in their marriage and become winter people at last.
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Kinds of Love

ISBN: 9780393311013
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: $31.98
Authors: May Sarton
Date of Publication: 1994-02-17
Format: Paperback
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Recommendation: "Kinds of Love" would be a good read for someone who enjoys character-driven stories and reflective prose. May Sarton provides an intimate portrayal of the relationships that develop between people in a small New England town. Her exploration of the human condition in the context of nature is sure to leave readers feeling emotionally moved and inspired to reflect on their own relationships.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

Friendship, marriage, and intertwined lives in a small New Hampshire town. Christina Chapman and her husband Cornelius, both past seventy, are "summer people"―people who come to rural New England for the summer months and go home to the city when the cold weather comes. This year, however, Christina and Cornelius have decided to stay on.May Sarton's Willard is a small town in the rocky hills of New Hampshire, a place that attracts "the untameable, the wild, the gentle." As Sarton takes us into the lives of the people who live there, we encounter a rich tapestry of characters and relationships. In the center are the deep, prickly friendship between Christina, an old Bostonian, and Ellen, the daughter of a farmer, and the unfolding process by which Christina and her husband "come into their own" in their marriage and become winter people at last.