Amanda Lohrey is the author of the acclaimed novels Camille's Bread, Vertigo, and The Morality of Gentlemen, as well as the award-winning short story collection Reading Madame Bovary. She has also written two Quarterly Essays: "Groundswell" and "Voting for Jesus." In 2012 she was awarded the Patrick White Literary Award.
Luke and Anna, thirty-something and restless, decide on a sea change. Worn down by city life and wounded by a loss neither can talk about, they flee to a sleepy village by the coast. There, surrounded by nature, they begin to feel rejuvenated. But when bu... SEE MORE