An affair begins at a baby’s christening party, inevitably re-structuring two families. The lives of four parents and six children become entwined. This novel is about the ties that bind, the longevity of deep affection, the mismatch of romance, and who gets to tell family tales. I gave up when I first attempted to read this novel about a year ago. Yet I rediscovered “Commonwealth” recently and couldn’t put it down. Guess it was the right time.
Gwenamon says: So well told