From the book jacket:
After more than half a century of marriage,
Dorothy and George are embarking on their first
journey abroad together. Three decades younger,
Jan and Annemieke are taking their last, as
illness and incompatibility bring their unhappy
union to an end. At first the luxury of a
Caribbean resort is no match for the well-worn
patterns of domestic life. Then the couples'
paths cross, and a series of surprises ensues -
a disappearance and an assault, most
dramatically, but also a teapot tempest of
passions, slights, misunderstandings, and small
awakenings that punctuate a week in which each
pair struggles to come to terms with what's been
keeping them apart.
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