BEYOND THE GLASS (Virago Modern Classics)

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Clara Batchelor is twenty-two. Her brief, doomed marriage to Archie over, she returns to her parents home hoping for comfort. However, it is a Catholic home, and its confines form a dangerous glass wall of guilt and repression between Clara and the outside world. Clara both longs for and fears what lies beyond yet when she escapes into an exhilarating and passionate love affair her fragile identity cracks.An extraordinary, courageous portrayal of a woman's descent into madness, Beyond The Glass is a brilliant novel which completes Antonia White's wonderful Frost in May Quartet.

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Clara Batchelor is twenty-two. Her brief, doomed marriage to Archie ended, she returns to her parents hoping for comfort. But theirs is a strict Catholic home, and its confines form a dangerous glass wall of guilt and repression between Clara and the outside world. Clara both longs for and fears what lies beyond, yet when she escapes into an exhilarating and passionate love affair, her fragile identity cracks. An extraordinary portrayal of a woman's descent into madness, this novel completes Antonia White's brilliant "May Quartet."

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Antonia White was born in 1899 and educated at in London at St. Paul's and RADA. She worked as a journalist and in the Foreign Office, had four novels published and translated over thirty novels from French. She died in Sussex in 1980.

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