The Snakes

The Snakes

A Novel

Book - 2019
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All families are dysfunctional in some way, but some, like Bea's family, ratchet dysfunction to dizzying heights. Bea rejected her parents' lifestyle of obscene wealth years ago, but maintains a relationship with her brother Alex. Restless in their London work-a-day lives, Bea and her husband, Dan, decide to take a sabbatical, even though it means pinching pennies and spending their "cushion." They set off first to see shiftless Alex in rural France. The hotel he's supposedly running is, in fact, a guestless, crumbling wreck, and there are snakes in the attic. The distance Bea had long kept between Dan and her parents is soon breached with Alex's sudden death.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
ISBN: 9780062897022
Branch Call Number: FICTION JONES 2019
Characteristics: 439 pages ; 24 cm


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