Когда Джой рассказывает Пунду историю, она говорит:
There was a family tragedy. There is a big lake at Pye Hall and it's said to be very deep. Robert had a younger brother called Tom and the two of them were swimming together in the lake. Robert was 14, Tom was 12. Anyway, Tome got out of his depth and he drowned. Robert tried to save him, but he could not.
it reminded her [Robert's mother] of the boy she'd lost. And may be part of her blamed Robert even though he was nowhere near it when it happened.
Это противоречие так и задумано и потом всплывет или просто факап автора?