By Rosamond Lehmann
Thirty-four-year-old Grace Fairfax lives a lifeless, traditional life along with her boring, traditional husband, Tom, in a dreary production city within the North of britain. A yr in the past, whilst a fortune-teller instructed her that her lifestyles lacked will and goal, she wasn’t stunned. on a daily basis a similar predictable routine—it’s a ask yourself she doesn’t pass mad.
Then Hugh Miller and his sister, Clare, descend in town. Clare is younger and lovely. Hugh turns out to own every thing missing in Grace’s lifestyles: ardour, energy, and most vital, the liberty to do as he pleases. Grace’s ally, Norah MacKay, isn’t proof against the good-looking stranger’s charms, both. Married to Gerald, a curmudgeonly college professor, the mummy of 2 has her personal fantasies of hope and liberation. yet Hugh isn’t the guy Grace and Norah think him to be.
during this tale of 2 strangers who solid an otherworldly attraction on a whole city and its population, A observe in tune presents an intensely relocating portrait of marriage—its disappointments, joys, jealousies, fears, and loneliness, and the truths that stay unspoken.
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A Note in Music: A Novel by Rosamond Lehmann