Windswept Author:Mary Ellen Chase "Windswept" is a novel set on the coast of Maine, which Miss Chase knows so well and which is the background for her earlier novels, "Mary Peters" and "Silas Crockett". But the scene of her new story is eastern Maine, that less known region of open, trackless, often barren land facing the open sea. Windswept is the name of a house on a high pr... more »omontory of land miles from villages or towns. It is the home of the Marston family, built under tragic circumstances by John Marston, lived in and loved by his children and by their children.
As every one who has read any of her books realizes, Miss Chase writes unusually beautiful prose; and here it is at it's best.« less