When one of corporate London's transient typists unexpectedly crosses Ralph Loman's path, her disruptive beauty ignites a brief blaze of excitement in his troubled heart. But Francine Snaith is ravenous for attention, driven by a thirst for conquest, and when Ralph tries politely to extricate himself he finds he is bound in chains of consequence from which it seems there is no escape.
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571272112 Number of pages: 256 Weight: 204 g Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 17 mm Edition: Main
A Canadian-British writer, Rachel Cusk was named as one of Granta’s ‘Best Young British Novelists’ in 2003. Her writing – which notably often draws explicitly on her own life includes the memoirs A Last Supper and her blistering work of the aftershock of life post-divorce, Aftermath as well as the trilogy Outline, Transit and Kudos.
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