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The Rocks - “2005 Together Again” “1995 Golden Oldies” (pages 1-74) Summary & Analysis

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The Rocks is a novel set on the imposing cliffs of Mallorca, on the Mediterranean Sea. The story relays a family’s generational adventures, mysteries and love, all under the backdrop of a beautiful Spanish setting. The novel moves backwards through time. This is evident by virtue of the first chapter, “2005 Together Again,” which ends with the death of the two main characters.

In “2005 Together Again,” Lulu and Gerald met in the small town of Cala Marsopa. Neither Lulu nor Gerald ever left the island of Mallorca, even after they ended their short marriage in 1949. Now both 80 years old, Lulu and Gerald’s mysterious past resurfaced in this, their final encounter with one another, and with life itself.

Lulu looked much younger than her age. Her vibrant personality and carefree nature kept her youthful looking, and she never put...

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