The Shingle Beach
by Sue Sully
This book is in good second hand condition. Moderate wearing to cover, edgewear. Moderate tanning to pages, book exchange mark.
Published by Riverside, 1988, 345 pages.
Elizabeth Pengelly has returned from Australia, the widowed mother of two girls who could not be more different. Agnes is assured and serious, Katherine is spontaneous and fashion loving – yet each seeks fulfillment in unconventional ways. While Agnes tries to penetrate the male-dominated world of medicine, Katherine is searching for recognition in the bohemian demi-monde of Victorian London.
Every year the summer is marked by a traditional family visit to the Dorset coast. and it is there, at the brooding shingle beach, that the sisters encounter a rift – that must eventually turn into open passionate conflict – over the love that threatens to consume them both…