About this book
A new edition of Murdoch's Booker Prize winning novel, with a new introduction by John Burnside. 'The power of her imaginative vision, her intelligence and her awareness and revelation of human truth are quite remarkable' "The Times"
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.