Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday: A Novel
This novel is about the following family: Claudio, a loving father, forever affected by a past family incident. His sister Jane is clinically institutionalized for schizophrenia, just trying to find the difference between her world and everyone else’s. Mathilde is an actress who now faces the practicalities of raising a family in the city. Her brother Sawyer is an open homosexual who just wants to be with his partner. Natasha, the eldest daughter and the intelligent prodigy loves to learn. Lucy is the middle child with a terminal heart condition and a big capacity for love, which only grows the more ill she falls. And Carly, adopted from China, is preoccupied about her differences and learns how to love oneself.
This family has to come together when secrets are revealed and trying times surface, and find a way to stay strong through it all. Their story is an exploration of what love means and how it is different to everyone. With a plot that is subtle in its progression, it is a treat the way it beautifully unfolds at the end. This is a story about family, and Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday holds true to that.