The River

The River

Book - 2004
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After their two children drown in the river, Isabel and Robert continue an estranged marriage for thirty years. Over time, their tragedy becomes not only part of their own lives, but of the village they live in. When a young pregnant woman named Anna arrives in town, she and Isabel first find comfort in each other. But soon Anna is drawn into local secrets, betrayals, loss, and love.
Publisher: Toronto : Viking, 2004
ISBN: 9780670044856
Branch Call Number: FIC WAS
Characteristics: 329 p. ; 24 cm


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Jan 08, 2012

I don't think I have ever read a book with a more perfect ending. Starting it was a little difficult because it shifted from one character to the next in a large ensemble cast, and from one time period to another. But it all comes together and is a story that touches every emotion. Worth a read.

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