A Village Affair Author:Joanna Trollope, Patricia Hodge Alice Jordan looks forward to moving into The Grey House, an 18th-century residence in a village full of friendly eccentrics. But the change of scenery leads to even greater changes, as she forms a sudden, fierce friendship with an independent young woman named Clodagh-a friendship that will take her husband, the villagers, and Alice herself by ... more »complete surprise.« less
A elegantly crafted dissection of English rural lilfe among the well-heeled and privileged. Alice has a perfect life, and now they have bought th4e Grey house, where She is sure is the ideal place to raise her children. As she settles herself into local life. Sllice finally finds what she has been searching for-a discovery that scandalizes the village and opens up old wounds.