The Dutch House
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 i...
Nov 16, 2019THE DUTCH HOUSE, by Ann Patchett: an absorbing "family" novel (brother and sister, actually) that's like a perfect Thanksgiving dinner: many courses, each perfectly prepared. At first you turn the pages; then you slip into that world. – source
Oct 18, 2019@KayLea81 @dailybriefing new book recommendations: The Dutch House. The Orphan of Salt Winds. – source