About this book
A reissue of the Booker Prize winning novel, with an introduction by John Burnside. 'A fantastic feat of imagination as well as a marvellous sustained piece of writing' "Vogue"
When Charles Arrowby retires from his glittering career in the London theatre, he buys a remote house on the rocks by the sea. He hopes to escape from his tumultuous love affairs but unexpectedly bumps into his childhood sweetheart and sets his heart on destroying her marriage.