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The Vacationers For the Posts a two week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration Franny and Jim are observing their thirty fifth wedding anniversary and their daughter Sylvia has graduated from high school The sunlit island its mountains and beaches its tapas and tennis courts also promise an escape from the tensions simmering at home in Manhattan But all does not go according to plan over the course of the vacation secrets come to light old and new humiliations are experienced childhood rivalries resurface and ancient wounds are exacerbated

About the Author: Emma Straub

Emma Straub is the New York Times‒bestselling author of the novels All Adults Here Modern Lovers The Vacationers Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures and the short story collection Other People We Married Straub's work has been published in twenty countries and she and her husband own Books Are Magic an independent bookstore in Brooklyn New York

10 thoughts on “The Vacationers

  1. says:

    I kept reading in the hopes that someone would drown Or maybe at the end of the book the plane would crash and the whole detestable wealthy privileged family would die on their way home from Mallorca where their dream vacation in a giant private house near the ocean had been marred by secrets coming to light and in

  2. says:

    I confess to being utterly baffled by this book I'm not referring to the book itself which had a minimal plot that was very easy to follow I'm referring to the critical reaction to The Vacationers It had glowing reviews and seemed to be on every summer reading list After reading it I can only shake my head in wonder and

  3. says:

    I do not know why I kept reading this book It's basically a book about a family on vacation in MallorcaSome of the members have cheated outside their respective relationships at one time or another and all the resentmentsecrets finally come to light and not even in any exciting events They just talk about itThat's it On and on

  4. says:

    A beautifully written boring story

  5. says:

    This book was about as satisfying as eating a 12 pack of sugarless cinnamon gum for Sunday dinner This is the tale of Franny a short fat petty shrew of a woman who goes on vacation with her gay of course best friend and his partner; her philandering husband Jim; her spoiled useless children; and Carmen poor poor Carmen Franny is using the

  6. says:

    I guess I'm going to miss saying god I hate this book every 10 minutes I can't stand it any I just realized I have two chapters left and it hasn't stopped sucking once Throwing in the towel

  7. says:

    Find all of my reviews at Stars “Secrets are no fun for anyone Keep that in mind” When my husband asked what I was reading about over the weekend the answer was simple Nothing He followed up that response with “uh oh so it’s a 1 Star book then?” I surprised him by saying no and here I am giving The Vacationers a solid 35 I still stand by th

  8. says:

    A uick summer read following vapid detestable characters who try to escape their problems but ultimately have to face them while on family vacation Basically exactly what you expect it to be It delivers on drama and wraps up nicely Perfect for making you feel a little bit better about yourself too

  9. says:

    Well this was just an absolute delight I will admit that I was hesitant; although I had high hopes I didn't love Emma's previous book Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures so I didn't expect to be reading her again any time soon But my own vacation snuck up on me and suddenly I was staring down three long flights and nine days at the beach with not a thing on my shelv

  10. says:

    Sometimes I read great reviews of a book I just read and wonder if I read the same book I felt that way with The Interestings and today I feel the same about The Vacationers I liked it It was a nice airplane read But it's not a YOU GUYS THIS BOOK book like some of the reviews Then again I paid for my own copyWe follow the middle aged upper middle class Jim and Franny

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