Through the Open Window by Anne FayeLucy Lyons is a woman trying to escape her past. Content to work as a librarian and live alone with her dog, all she wants is a simple life with no complications. When she decides to take the plunge and begins to write a novel during National Novel Writing Month, she gets much more than she bargained for. Her writing will not only force her to face her own secrets, but will also put her in the path of a handsome artist who shares her love of the written word. Through the Open Window is an engaging novel about the secrets we keep and the hope for second chances.
The Open Window Summary
Framton Nuttel is visiting the quiet English countryside in the hope of curing his nerves. Upon arriving at Mrs. Vera proceeds to ask her guest about his knowledge of the area and learns that Mr. Vera then points out a large, open window , and launches into a story about Mrs. Vera tells Mr. Nuttel that three years ago Mrs. Now, Vera says, her aunt keeps the window open because she believes the men will still come home.
Framton Nuttel has just moved to a new town. Vera recounts a story about how her aunt lost her husband and two brothers in a tragic hunting accident. She warns Framton that her aunt never accepted their deaths and believes that some day the hunting party will return. In anticipation, Mrs. Sappleton leaves the window in the front room open so that they may re-enter the house.
The Open Window
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Munro In " The Open Window ," possibly his most famous story, social conventions and proper etiquette provide cover for a mischievous teenager to wreak havoc on the nerves of an unsuspecting guest. Framton Nuttel, seeking a "nerve cure" prescribed by his doctor, visits a rural area where he knows no one. His sister provides letters of introduction so he can meet people there. He pays a visit to Mrs. While he waits for her, her year-old niece keeps him company in the parlor.