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There is a growing body of fiction centered around women of a certain age who are vibrant and refuse to conform to stereotypes of aging. These books feature women aged 60 to over 90 who are fully engaged in life and determined to enjoy it to the fullest. They provide interesting and captivating stories that challenge common perceptions of older women.
Many of the writers I've been reading for decades have turned their attention to the so-called golden years.
One example of such a book is 'Leaving' by Roxana Robinson, where the main character, Sarah Watson, rekindles an old flame with her college boyfriend after encountering him years later. The book explores the moral dilemmas and evolving feelings that ensue from their hotel trysts. Sarah initially struggles with feelings of betrayal towards 'the sisterhood', but her perspective changes as their relationship develops.
Sarah is at first ashamed that she is seeing a married man and worried that she is betraying 'the sisterhood.' But as their relationship blossoms, her 'moral landscape' shifts.