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The Twilight Hour This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler Eleanor Lee Has Lived A Fiercely Independent Existence For Over Ninety Years, But Now It S Time To Tidy Her Life Away Books, Photographs, Paintings, Letters A Lifetime Of Possessions All Neatly Boxed Up For The Last Time But Amongst Them There Are Some Things That Must Be Kept Hidden And, Nearing Blindness, Eleanor Needs Help To Uncover Them Before Her Children And Grandchildren Do. Eleanor Lee is in her nineties and blind She has finally decided that the time has come for her to go into a care home but first she needs to sort through the lifetime s accumulation of paperwork, letters, books and photographs She doesn t want her relatives doing this and one of her grandsons recommends Peter, a friend of his, who is recovering from a failed love affair.As Eleanor s past is gradually revealed through photographs and letters Peter grows closer to the elderly lady and finds his Eleanor Lee is in her nineties and blind She has finally decided that the time has come for her to go into a care home but first she needs to sort through the lifetime s accumulation of paperwork, letters, books and photographs She doesn t want her relatives doing this and one of her grandsons recommends Peter, a friend of his, who is recovering from a failed love affair.As Eleanor s past is gradually revealed through photographs and letters Peter grows closer to the elderly lady and finds his own life starts to makesense This book is well written though low key The plot lies in what happened in Eleanor s life and is told in flashbacks as she answers Peter s questions.I thought the atmosphere of an old house full of memories was very well done and I could almost feel I was there with Peter going through the detritus of Elean Brilliant Evocative, graceful,powerful,WONDERFUL My View The past never removes itself to a distance This is a finely drawn, exquisite look at relationships and love, the heroine a strong feminist before the word was popular I have not read any Nicci Gerrard books before but have read and been impressed by several a lifetime of secrets one last chance to confess eleanor lee is now 94 and she has finally decided to sort out her house before moving to a home, much against her wishes one of her relatives enlists the help of his friend peter to assist and by so doing, a unique relationship develops between the two she finally unburdens herself of the secrets she has kept hidden for over 60 decades and in so din finally releases her soul and that of peter forbidden love, betrayal, guilt and self sacrifice bu a lifetime of secrets one last chance to Gerrard normally writes as part of her partnership with Sean French, under the pen name Nicci French In The Twilight Hour we meet Eleanor Lee, an elderly blind woman of ninety four coming to terms with the fact that her life is nearly over she doesn t want her papers, of which there are lots to be sorted out by her children She is so concerned that they will learnabout her than she wishes that she attempts to burn the evidence, an act that causes her children to take a stand and insist t Gerrard normally writes as part of her partnership with Sean French, under the pen name Nicci French In The Twilight Hour we meet Eleanor Lee, an elderly blind woman of ninety four coming to terms with the fact that her life is nearly over she doesn t want her papers, of which there are lots to be sorted out by her children She is so concerned that they will learnabout her than she wishes that she attempts to burn the evidence, an act that causes her children to take a stand and insist that she move from her isolated house Eleanor decides that before she goes someone independent should sort through all her possessions and Peter is employed t This was a very touching book, alternating between Eleanor s life around the time of the 2nd world war and the present day, when she is an old women Eleanor has a secret that she doesn t want her family to uncover and Peter is enlisted to help clear out her things so the family don t have to do it This aspect is slightly implaus I won this at the end of last year on the goodreads giveaways Nicci Gerrard is actually half of Nicci French, who writes thrillers I think I read one of those a few years ago Anyway, this book is quite different in tone to the thrillers.Eleanor Lee nee Wright is a very old and virtually blind lady After an accident she agrees with her family that she can no longer live alone in her country home, and will move into a home after her birthday In the meantime she hires a young man, Peter, I won this at the end of last year on the goodreads giveaways Nicci Gerrard is actually half of Nicci French, who writes thrillers I think I read one of those a few years ago Anyway, this book is quite different in tone to the thrillers.Eleanor Lee nee Wright is a very old and virtually blind lady After an accident she agrees with her family that she can no longer live alone i I was sent this unexpectedly as a review book from Real Readers It s not my usual read based on cover and synopsis, but I decided to give it a try.It was easy enough to read, to get involved with It reminded me a lot of The Shell Seekers, older people in the present looking back at their long ago past, with hidden secrets slowly revealed It s all revealed here to a much younger person Eleanor is 94, and readying herself to leave her longtime home and give away all her possessions among the f I was sent this unexpectedly as a review book from Real Readers It s not my usual read based on cover and synopsis, but I decided to give it a try.It was easy enough to read, to get involved with It reminded me a lot of The Shell Seekers, older people in the present looking back at their long ago past, with hidden secrets slowly revealed It s all revealed here to a much younger person Eleanor is 94, and readying he I found this a gentle read It was a lovely story of an elderly lady s memories that she couldn t share with her family Her developing relationship with Peter, who is bought in to sort out her paperwork, is a l


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