A Period of Adjustment
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    Oct-1994 (Hardcover)
    Mar-2013 (Paperback)
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First published in 1994, this is Dirk Bogarde's fifth novel.

Following on from his previous novel, Jericho, evoking the manifold themes and compelling rural French atmosphere of its predecessor, A Period of Adjustment tells the story of William Caldicott.

Still recovering from his ruined marriage and the tragic death of his estranged brother, William attempts to build a new life in the south of France with his young son. However, he soon finds himself being attacked from another, far too personal front.

A moving depiction of loss, pain, family and life's dramas, A Period of Adjustment is a beautifully crafted portrait of optimism and the endurance of the human spirit.
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