The Landscape of Love – Sally Beauman

A good summer holiday read, which has similarities in setting and themes with Atonement and The House at Riverton. In 1960s Suffolk, the three sisters Mortland are each in love with the young artist who is spending the summer at the family pile painting the sisters’ portrait, and all observed by Davy, local village boy made good. When tragedy strikes, the apparent idyll unravels into tales of envy and guilt, and the novel fastforwards thirty years to follow through the repercussions. link: The Landscape of Love – Sally Beauman