Swimming Lessons: A Novel Summary
Claire Fuller

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Swimming Lessons: A Novel Overview

In Claire Fuller’s Swimming Lessons, Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, exposing the dark truths of their marriage before she disappears. Twelve years later, Flora and Nan, Ingrid’s and Gil’s daughters, return to their childhood home, the Swimming Pavilion, where Ingrid hid her letters between the pages of Gil’s enormous book collection. The novel is set in Spanish Green, Hampshire, a hamlet where Fuller resides with her husband and two children. Swimming Lessons explores themes including the dichotomies between truth and fiction, imagination and reality, and hope and acceptance.

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