Synopses & Reviews
When her late husband's sister asked her to take in a reticent young drifter who is to be best man at a granddaughter's wedding, 70-year-old recluse Dorothea May is forced to realize that old age will require a good deal more courage than she had anticipated.
About the Author
Anita Brookner lives in England and is the author of seventeen novels, including Incidents in the Rue Laugier, Altered States
and A Closed Eye
. In addition, she has also edited The Stories of Edith Wharton
and is the author of The Genius of the Future: Essays in French Art Criticism.
From the Hardcover edition.