An old man struggles to make one last connection with his estranged son, before it’s too late The elderly Bruno knows he is not far from death. One of his last wishes is to contact his estranged son, Miles, whose marriage to an Indian woman drove a decades-long wedge between father and son. When Miles comes back into his father’s life, Bruno must confront his guilt, and his family must overcome the tension that grew during his long absence. Set against an enchanting London backdrop, Murdoch’s complex family drama is a poignant exploration of love, remorse, and the power of emotional redemption.
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Bruno is nearly ninety. Obsessed with his past and a passion for spiders, he is the centre of a complex web of relationships involving his estranged son Miles; Danby, his hapless son-in-law; Danby's mistress, Adelaide; and her twin cousins, the vengeful Will and the mischievous, sinister Nigel.From the Back Cover:
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140031766
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140031766