Absent in the Spring by Mary Westmacott, Agatha Christie

Absent in the Spring

Mary Westmacott, Agatha Christie

fiction Classics Mystery Romance
dark mysterious slow-paced
Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. This sudden solitude compels Joan to assess her life for the first time ever and face up to many of the truths about herself. Looking back over the years, Joan painfully re-examines her attitudes, relationships and actions and becomes increasingly uneasy about the person who is revealed to her.

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