“Weathering the Storm” by Anne Bainbridge
In this book Anne Bainbridge has given us seventeen short, inventive stories. With a varied cast of leading characters including pilots and poetry lovers. These are beautifully observed tales of loves lost and rediscovered, love of the countryside clearly demonstrated byredemption, caprice, and wit. Anne’s own her charming descriptions of British wildlife and scenery that work as a backdrop to the central narrative. Ranging from the inexplicable to the mundane, each story has a satisfying, sometimes surprising ending.