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Margaret Drabble

The Needle's Eye

€14,95

Simon Camish, a resentful insecure barrister in a stifling marriage, would not have particularly noticed Rose Vassiliou had he not been asked to drive her home one night after a dinner party. Now, separated from her Greek husband, Rose lives alone with her three children. Despite all the efforts and sneers of her friends, she refuses to move from her crumbling house in a decaying neighbourhood to which she has become attached.

Gradually drawn further and further into her affairs, Simon becomes aware that Rose is a woman of remarkable integrity and courage. 'Though I have admired Miss Drabble's writing for years, I will admit that nothing she has written in the past quite prepared me for the depth and richness of this book' - Joyce Carol Oates

Format: Paperback
Published: 2022 in UK
Publisher: Canongate Books
Pages: 496
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781838857172
ISBN 10: 1838857176

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The Needle's Eye

€14,95