The Undertow

The Undertow

Book - 2012 | 1st American ed.
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"A novel about four generations of a British family--their secrets, their loves and losses, dreams and heartbreaks--captured in a series of individual moments that span the years from World War I, to World War II, to the 1960s, and up to the present"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780307946942
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 335 p. ; 25 cm.


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A postcard album created and then discovered 90 years later brings together a story in this multi-generational novel.

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Jul 26, 2012

A bit of a disappointment. It had a neat premise, but it just didn't keep me that interested because of all the jumps into the future. Maybe if it had tried to cover less, or had spent more time on each section, it might have worked.


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