|Plot Summary of Separate Lives|
Mervyn is a high school art teacher who ends up falling in love and marrying one of his old students, Moira. They move to an island near Greece where Mervyn pursues his career as an artist and Moira trys to be the perfect housewife. Life is good until Moira gets bored with it all. She misses her family and the simple life she led. While spoiled Moira sits at home and pouts, Mervyn sees more of their neighbor Leonora, a rich Italian heiress. Mervyn and Moira's actions in life has an effect on everybody involved. Moira intentionally gets pregnant and insists on returning back to England. Mervyn stays on at the island and has an affair with Leonora. Before the baby is born, Moira becomes deathly ill, and Leonora and Mervyn are stalked by her old boyfriend, a dangerous and obsessed murderer.
This synopsis report prepared by Marie Morris
|Chapter Analysis of Separate Lives|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Kind of romance:
- playing footsy while inconveniently married
Family, struggle with
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- Pacific Islands
- fancy mansion
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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