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Book Review of At the Water's Edge

At the Water's Edge
At the Water's Edge
Author: Sara Gruen
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 5

Our book club read this and Sara Gruen is one of our favorite authors. At first you find all of the characters rather obnoxious-spoiled brats of a privileged society. Everything seems to be a lie and their relationships are shallow. However, they find a goal in the middle of the war. Without a word to their families they go to Scotland seeking the Lock Ness Monster. This American threesome continues lying and being disrespectful in Scotland where they find three small sleeping rooms at a rather simple inn and bar. Maddie begins to see life as it really is through the eyes of the people that work at the inn and bar; and the townsmen that visit it. Food is scarce, soldiers come home lamed, there are air raids, and she discovers the truth about her husband, Ellis and their friend Hank. She is curious about the innkeeper, Angus and both of their pasts are revealed. A very interesting, story that keeps you reading till the last page!