Tigers in Red Weather (Hardback)
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Tigers in Red Weather (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 01/08/2012
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Nick and her cousin, Helena, have grown up sharing sultry summers at Tiger House, the glorious old family estate on the island of Martha's Vineyard. As World War II ends they are on the cusp of adulthood, the world seeming to offer itself up to them. Helena is leaving for Hollywood and a new marriage, while Nick is to be reunited with her young husband Hughes, due to return from London and the war. Everything is about to change. Neither quite finds the life she had imagined, and as the years pass, the trips to Tiger House take on a new complexity. Then, on the brink of the 1960s, Nick's daughter Daisy and Helena's son Ed make a sinister discovery. It plunges the island's bright heat into private shadow and sends a depth-charge to the heart of the family. Summer seemed to arrive at that moment, with its mysterious mixture of salt, cold flesh and fuel. Magnificently told from five perspectives, Tigers in Red Weather is an unforgettable debut: a simmering novel of passion, betrayal and secret violence beneath a polished and fragile facade.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447212058
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 526 g
Dimensions: 223 x 146 x 34 mm
Edition: Main Market Ed.

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“Not what I expected”

I had high hopes for this novel, having read several reviews before I started, as well as the high praise that was to be found on the book cover.

To be honest I struggled with the first of the five segments in the... More

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“Beautifully written”

Set on America’s East Coast Tigers In Red Weather spans from 1945 to 1969.
The book divides into 5 sections, one for each of the main characters first Nick (the wife), Daisy (her daughter), Helena (Nick’s cousin),... More

Paperback edition
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“Whoa”

This story is amazing. Klaussman does an amazing job revealing the mental processes of each of her characters. They're all so unique and their voices really shine through the writing.

For my full review, check... More

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