The Bay Of Angels

October 25, 2016|
The Bay Of Angels by Anita Brookner
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''It was at Millie''s party, on that Friday evening, that she met her second husband, my stepfather-to-be, and thus changed both our lives . . .''

Zoë is delighted when her widowed mother marries Simon, a generous older man who owns a villa in Nice. However, the long enchanted visits to France she enjoys come to an abrupt end when Simon suffers a bad fall. Zoë and her mother, finding themselves surrounded by well-meaning strangers, must learn how and how not to trust appearances . . .

''One of her very best - possibly her finest . . . reverberates long after it''s put down ... Brookner in all her wisdom, eloquence and power'' Spectator

Anita Brookner was born in south London in 1928, the daughter of a Polish immigrant family. She trained as an art historian, and worked at the Courtauld Institute of Art until her retirement in 1988. She published her first novel, A Start in Life, in 1981 and her twenty-fourth, Strangers, in 2009. Hotel du Lac won the 1984 Booker Prize...
Title:The Bay Of AngelsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.8 X 5 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.8 X 5 X 0.6 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241977835

ISBN - 13:9780241977835

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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