You would expect a book about the breakdown of a 20-year-old marriage to be depressing but instead it exhudes calmness and reassurance as the story progresses.
Thoughtful writing and a very good insight into the mind of a middle-aged woman.
The drawers were half empty. Reasoning that it was wise to embark on an unavoidable painful process sooner rather than later, I shifted a folded nightdress into Nathan's vacated half. The movement dislodged the lavender bags I kept tucked into the corners, releasing a spicy fragrance.
But even smells were a problem - too spicy, too evocative, too sickly ....