Adrian Hartman is the charismatic director of the Serendipity holiday community, set among pine trees on a sunbaked island. His job is to ensure the perfect mindful break, with personal growth and inner peace guaranteed. His guests return year after year to bare their souls. For some, Adrian is Serendipity.
But this year Adrian isn't there, and nobody knows the reason why. Things have changed: staff and guests are bewildered without their leader and the simmering hostility of the local villagers is beginning to boil over. Is the atmosphere of menace connected with Adrian's absence? And will life on the island ever be the same again?
As romance turns sour and conflict threatens the stability of both communities, everyone has to find their own way to survive. This evocative novel explores the effect of well-intentioned tourism on a traditional community and questions the real meaning of getting away from it all.
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The infinity pool
The story takes a look at what happens when a traditional small island community clashes with the Western interlopers from a nearby holiday camp that offers 'Peace and Happiness'
A very interesting premise and quiet interesting
Lost interest in this story about half-way through
- K. Westrope