A Wreath Of Roses by Elizabeth Taylor PDF

By Elizabeth Taylor

ISBN-10: 0404202535

ISBN-13: 9780404202538

ISBN-10: 1844087123

ISBN-13: 9781844087129

Elizabeth Taylor's darkest novel . . . She writes with a sensuous richness of language that pulls the reader down the main shadowy paths . . . tremendous beguiling. Taylor makes the residing second current, touchable, traumatic, captivating - Helen Dunmore


Spending the vacation with acquaintances, as she has for a few years, Camilla reveals that their inner most absorptions - Frances along with her portray and Liz together with her child - appear to exclude her from the gossipy intimacies of prior summers. nervous that she is going to stay encased in her solitary lifestyles as a faculty secretary, and maybe to spite of her acquaintances, Camilla steps into an not going liaison with Richard Elton, a good-looking, guaranteed - and hazardous - liar.

Elizabeth Taylor's darkest novel is a skillful exploration of the risk we will visit to prevent loneliness. Taylor is more and more regarded as the best writers of the 20th century, and this little-known novel screens her diversity admirably.


'Her tales stay with one, indelibly, as if they'd been a few turning-point in one's personal adventure' - Elizabeth Bowen

'Always clever, frequently subversive and not uninteresting, Elizabeth Taylor is the considering person's harmful housewife. Her subtle prose combines attractiveness, icy wit and freshness in a stimulating cocktail' - Valerie Martin

'A very good and underrated mid-20th-century author, the lacking hyperlink among Jane Austen and John Updike' - David Baddiel, Independent

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