Boasting an irresistible Cornish coast setting and a cast of richly painted characters, this rediscovered classic about a moonlit feast and the fatal landslide that follows it is a bona fide Golden Age Crime treat.
Cornwall, Midsummer 1947.
Pendizack Manor Hotel is buried in the rubble of a collapsed cliff. Seven guests have perished, but what brought this strange assembly together for a moonlit feast before this Act of God - or Man?
Over the week before the landslide, we meet the hotel guests in all their eccentric glory: and as friendships form and romances blossom, sins are revealed, and the cracks widen ... A wise, witty fable, The Feast is a banquet indeed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 353 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
'The miniature charm of a Baby Austen.' - The Observer
'Tense, touching, human, dire, and funny ... A feast indeed.' - Elizabeth Bowen
'Kennedy is not only a romantic but an anarchist.' - Anita Brookner
'So full of pleasure that you could be forgiven for not seeing how clever it is.' - Cathy Rentzenbrink
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