That Old Cape Magic Paperback
Jack and Joy Griffin are back on Cape Cod - where they spent their hope-filled honeymoon - for a wedding.
Cracks are begining to show in Jack's peaceful family life and thirty-four year marriage.
He's driving round with his father's ashes in an urn in the boot of his car, haunted by memories of bittersweet family holidays spent at the Cape, while his acerbic mother is very much alive and always on his mobile.
He's spent a lifetime trying to be happier than his parents, but has he succeeded?
A year later, at a second wedding, Jack has a second urn in the car, and his life is starting to unravel.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/08/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099541844
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Review by adrianburke
This was ok but read as if it was written with half the mind engaged, half on auto. You could read it the same way. The ending was a put-up job. Was this a failed screenplay? All the signs were there.