Family Album Author:Penelope Lively Penelope Lively is renowned for her signature combination of silken storytelling and nuanced human insights. In Family Album, Lively masterfully peels back one family's perfect façade to reveal the unsettling truths. — All Alison ever wanted was to provide her six children with a blissful childhood -- to the point of obsession. ... more »While her scholarly husband, Charles, holed up in his study, Alison and Ingred, the family au pair, transformed their shabby Edwardian mansion into a storybook of images of perfection.
But when Alison's children return home as adults, family mysteries begin to unravel, and they are left to confront the difficult truths and long-held secrets that have shaped their lives.« less
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