The Dutch House

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Seller: jaycob_store (45) 100%, Location: Portland, Oregon, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 392521767160 At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril’s son Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they’re together. Throughout their lives they... Reviews “Patchett’s prose is confident, unfussy and unadorned.” (New York Times) “As always, the author draws us close to her protagonists swiftly and gracefully.” (Wall Street Journal) “The Dutch House has the richness, allusiveness, and emotional heft of the best fiction.” (Boston Globe) “Patchett’s splendid novel is a thoughtful, compassionate exploration of obsession and forgiveness, what people acquire, keep, lose or give away, and what they leave behind.” (Publishers Weekly(starred review)) “This richly furnished novel gives brilliantly clear views into the lives it contains.” (Kirkus Reviews(starred review)) “This is an author that specializes in extremely legible yarns.” (New York magazine) "You won’t want to put down this engrossing, warmhearted book even after you’ve read the last page.” (NPR) Dear Buyer's:- You'll receive the eBook as PDF & EPUB in an Ebay message- NO PHYSICAL BOOK WILL BE SHIPPED- All two formats (pdf and epub) are compatible with Android, Kindle, and Apple.- Items will be sent out within 24hrs of payment confirmation to your registered PayPal address unless otherwise requested. Note : I am an Authorized Re-seller of this product and also have resale rights to this Βook. Full Resell Rights are granted by the copyright owners to sell these Βooks with Resell Rights. This ad is in compliance with all eBay rules and regulations. Condition: Original, Format: ebook (digital delivery), Language: English, Pages: 352 pages, Year: 2019

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