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A lonely art historian absorbed in her research seizes the opportunity to share in the joys and pleasures of the life of a glittering couple, only to find her hopes for companionship and happiness shattered
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Anita Brookner was born in London and, apart from several years in Paris, has lived there ever since. She trained as an art historian and taught at the Courtauld Institute of Art until 1988.Review:
How can anything be so funny and so sad both at once? Every sentence is an object lesson in compression and wit. -- Tessa Hadley on 'A Start in Life' * Guardian Summer Reads, 2015 * Bewitching. * The Times * Clever and engrossing. * David Lodge, Sunday Times * Flawless. * Observer, Books of the Year * Witty, intelligent and tirelessly perceptive. * Evening Standard *
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Book Description Pantheon, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0394529448
Book Description Pantheon, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110394529448
Book Description Pantheon, 1983. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0394529448