The Perfect Affair – Facts

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The characters in the novel live in Reading. Reading  is a large, historically important town in Berkshire, of which it is the county town.

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The house which belongs to Rose and where Myles and Eve meet is of Edwardian style. Edwardian architecture is an architectural style popular during the reign of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1901 to 1910).  Edwardian architecture is generally less ornate than high or late Victorian architecture.

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Rose’s house is in Belle Avenue.
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Myles lived in Caversham with his family. Caversham is a suburb in the Borough of Reading, a unitary authority, in the royal, non-administrative county of Berkshire.
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One of the days that mark the relationship between Rose and Henry is Derby Day. The Derby Stakes,  popularly known as The Derby, is a Group 1flathorse race in England open to three-year-old thoroughbredcolts and fillies. It is run at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey.
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The only night that Henry and Rose spend together is when they go to Athens and they are staying in the Hotel Byron.
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In mid-term while Celeste is in New York, Myles takes the children camping in the New Forest. The New Forest is an area of southern England which includes one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in the heavily populated south east of England.
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In America Myles lives in Norwalk, Connecticut. Norwalkis the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
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At the end of the book Eve lives in Wales, specifically in Newgale, Pembrokeshire. Newgale  is a village with a three-mile stretch of beach in the parish of Roch, Pembrokeshire, West Wales. The beach is situated in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and has rugged coastal scenery with the path winding up and down the cliffs.
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