By Anita Brookner
The Sharpe sisters have lived a cautious and contemplative life. Miriam is a translator of French texts and Beatrice a reasonably profitable pianist. Their lives of quiet sophistication are all at once interrupted through numerous complex males: Max, Beatrice's agent; Simon, a good-looking and captivating married guy; and Tom Rivers, a journalist who befriends Miriam. those males create ailment within the Sharpe sisters' managed lives as Miriam, the unromantic stoic of the 2, starts off an affair and Beatrice's profession undergoes an unforeseen switch.
The beautiful writing, affecting characters, and surprising mental perceptions for which Anita Brookner is legendary are obvious on each web page of this pretty novel by way of a latest master.
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Falling Slowly (Vintage Contemporaries) by Anita Brookner