Same Beach, Next Year: by Dorothea Benton Frank | Conversation Starters
In “Same Beach, Next Year” readers are introduced to vibrant characters in a fantastic setting. In the Lowcountry of South Carolina, two families navigate friendship, marriage, and family. After meeting on the Isle of Palms, former sweethearts Adam Stanley and Eve Landers strike up a new friendship that affects their spouses as much as themselves. The resulting jealousies and conflicts shape each individual’s life and play into a grand story of devotion and love.
Dorothea Benton Frank’s novel follows in the vein of her previous work, returning to the author’s beloved Lowcountry to weave a tale of opulent getaways and family drama. The “dazzling celebration” of the novel invites readers to indulge in tragedies and heartbreaks alongside the characters, ultimately repeating the theme of support the author capitalizes on. Many readers enjoy Frank’s work for its focus on family drama and its themes of friendship and marriage.
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