Montauk



Montauk Montauk, Long Island, 1938.A simple town on the brink of a glamorous future.A marriage drifting apart.A life on the edge of what is and what could beAn epic and cinematic novel by debut author Nicola Harrison, Montauk captures the glamour and extravagance of a summer by the sea with the story of a woman torn between the life she chose and the life she desires.Montauk, Long Island, 1938 For three months, this humble fishing village will serve as the playground for New York City s wealthy elite Beatrice Bordeaux was looking forward to a summer of reigniting the passion between her and her husband, Harry Instead, tasked with furthering his investment interest in Montauk as a resort destination, she learns she ll be spending twelve weeks sequestered with the high society wives at The Montauk Manor a two hundred room seaside hotel while Harry pursues other interests in the city College educated, but raised a modest country girl in Pennsylvania, Bea has never felt fully comfortable among these privileged women, whose days are devoted not to their children but to leisure activities and charities that seemingly benefit no one but themselves She longs to be a mother herself, as well as a loving wife, but after five years of marriage she remains childless while Harry is increasingly remote and distracted Despite lavish parties at the Manor and the Yacht Club, Bea is lost and lonely and befriends the manor s laundress whose work ethic and family life stir memories of who she once was As she drifts further from the society women and their preoccupations and closer toward Montauk s natural beauty and community spirit, Bea finds herself drawn to a man nothing like her husband stoic, plain spoken and enigmatic Inspiring a strength and courage she had almost forgotten, his presence forces her to face a haunting tragedy of her past and question her future Desperate to embrace moments of happiness, no matter how fleeting, she soon discovers that such moments may be all she has, when fates conspire to tear her world apart New Download Montauk by Nicola Harrison For Kindle ePUB or eBook – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Montauk
  • Nicola Harrison
  • English
  • 01 September 2018
  • 1250200113

10 thoughts on “Montauk

  1. Meredith says:

    No matter how perfect all these lives seemed from a distance, so full of possibilities and promise, we all wantedMontauk is a historical novel about one woman s path to self discovery through an unexpected romanceBeatrice, a young housewife, summers in Montauk amongst the wealthy and privileged crowd, but yearns forShe has lived a sheltered life, to say the least Away from the bustle of New York City, she begins to recognize the cracks in her marriage Struggling to fit in wiNo matter how perfect all these lives seemed from a distance, so full of possibilities and promise, we all wantedMontauk is a historical novel about one woman s path to self discovery through an unexpected romanceBeatrice, a young housewife, summers in Montauk amongst the wealthy and privileged crowd, but yearns forShe has lived a sheltered ...

  2. Paromjit says:

    Nicola Harrison s debut takes place in 1938, a turbulent time in history, where dark clouds hint of a world war to come, she explores the stifling expectations and roles of women at the time and a story that is revealing of the class inequalities of the period, the differences in the vacuous inconsequential lives of the rich and theprecarious lives of those that are poor, or makingmodest livings It is set in the spectacular natural beauty of the small fishing village of Montauk, Lon Nicola Harrison s debut takes place in...

  3. Larry H says:

    I m between 3.5 and 4 stars.It s 1938, and a large number of New York City s wealthiest residents descend upon Montauk, Long Island to spend the summer in this new East Coast playground The wives will spend the entire summer there at the luxurious Montauk Manor, a hotel by the sea, while many of their husbands will return to their business interests in the city and then come to Montauk on weekends.Beatrice Bordeaux is among those wives who will spend their summer in Montauk, but she is surprise I m between 3.5 and 4 stars.It s 1938, and a large number of New York City s wealthiest residents descend upon Montauk, Long Island to spend the summer in this new East Coast playground The wives will spend the entire summer there at the luxurious Montauk Manor, a hotel by the sea, while many of their husbands will return to their business interests i...

  4. Liz says:

    This is a story of it s not you, it s me I mistakenly thought this would behistorical fiction than romance novel And it s definitely not Montauk tells the story of Beatrice, a young woman who has married into money and is struggling to fit in with the high society crowd summering in Montauk It s 1938 and the country is still recovering from the depression, not that these folks have any problems The book covers the differences between the haves and the have nots, the sexes, gentiles an This is a story of it s not you, it s me I mistakenly thought this would behistorical fiction than romance novel And it s definitely not Montauk tells the story of Beatrice, a young woman who has married int...

  5. *TUDOR^QUEEN* says:

    Thank you to St Martin s Press who provided an advance reader copy via NetGalley.I received an invitation widget from the publisher to read and review this book Otherwise, this wouldn t have caught my eye as something I would want to read I m not into the historical romance genre, but every once in awhile I travel outside my comfort zone Technically this is classified as women s fiction I steer clear of those too Beatrice Bordeaux has been married to Harry for five years It s 1938, she s Thank you to St...

  6. Linda says:

    Nicola Harrison presents her debut novel, Montauk, nestled on the tip of Long Island It s the summer of 1938 and we, as readers, step into a time period wrapped in social s, societal webbings, and male female designated roles Not one to be enad with romance novels, this was a bit of a challenge for me, but through no fault of the writing skills of Nicola Harrison She sets the tone precisely for the era and her complicated characters reflect that My backbone arched a bit every time th Nicola Harrison presents her debut novel, Montauk, nestled on the tip of Long Island It s the summer of 1938 and we, as readers, step into a time period wrapped in social s, societal webbings, and male female designated roles Not one to be enad with romance novels, this was a bit of a challenge for me, but through no fault of the writing skills of Nicola Harrison She sets the tone precisely for the era and her complicated characters reflect that My backbone arched a bit every time these individuals actions demonstrated such tunnel vision in their societal roles Yes, they were dancing fitfully to the beat...

  7. Holly B says:

    This debut novel is set in the summer of 1938 in Montauk, Long Island Beatrice was a great character and it was interesting to see how she reacted to different situations with some of the wealthy wives She came from amiddle class background Her husband was a truly unlikable guy A bitof a romance than I was expecting It is well written, but a bit of a slow burn for me There is quite a lot going on with themes of the class privilege, infidelity, politics and romance A bit predi This debut novel is set in the summer of 1938 in Montauk, Long Island Beatrice was a great character and it was interesting to see how she reacted to ...

  8. Selena says:

    A masterpiece A book of sheer beauty and delight Extremely visual and mesmerizing This is a book to sit down and get lost in A book written so beautifully that I felt like I was there in Montauk This book deserves and award The raw ...

  9. marilyn says:

    Beatrice Bordeaux, born lower middle class, was college educated and married to wealthy Harry Bordeaux Her story takes place the summer of 1938, in the fishing village of Montauk, the latest vacation hotspot for the wealthy Beatrice and Harry s marriage is failing, not helped by the fact that Beatrice has still not gotten pregnant after five years of marriage Thinking this summer vacation will be a new beginning for the two of them, Beatrice is dismayed to find that her husband plans to spen Beatrice Bordeaux, born lower middle class, was college educated and married to wealthy Harry Bordeaux Her story takes place the summer of 1938, in th...

  10. Erin says:

    Thanks to Netgalley for an arc in exchange for an honest review HAPPY PUB DAY3.5 stars Montauk 1938 This was a bit of a slow burn read about a young wife, Beatrice, childless after 5 years of marriage and taking a break from New York City to summer in Montauk While her distracted husband, Harry, is busy with his investment career in the city, Beatrice begins to wonder what type of future she can expect Bored with the trivial pursuits of the other summer people, Beatrice finds herself becomi Thanks to Netgalley for an arc in exchange for an honest review HAPPY PUB DAY3.5 stars Montauk 1938 This was a bit of a slow burn read about a young wife, Beatrice, childless after 5 years of marriage and taking a break from New York City to summer in Montauk While her distracted husband, Harry, is busy with his investment career in the city, Beatrice begins to wonder what type of future she can expect Bored with the trivial pursuits of the other summer people, Beatrice finds herself becomingandinterested in the lives of Montauk s locals When a journalist approaches Beatrice to consider writing a column about the comings and goings of the high society, she embarks on a journey that just might roc...

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