Gertrude has lost her husband and Anne, an ex-nun, her God.
They plan to live together and do good works. Meanwhile a cohort of interested parties circle. The 'Count', a Polish man in exile watches over Gertrude with loving patience.
Tim, a failed painter, plans with his punk girlfriend to live off his rich friends.
Who will judge whom in this intricate pattern of love and deceit?
Who will behave well and who badly? Who will be lucky?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 544 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/07/2001
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099285359