The Swimming Pool Season, Paperback Book

The Swimming Pool Season Paperback

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From the author of The Gustav SonataAfter the collapse of 'Aquazure', his swimming pool construction business, Larry and Miriam Kendall have exiled themselves to a sleepy French village.

When Miriam is summoned to her mother's deathbed in Oxford, Larry begins to formulate a dazzling new idea: the creation of the most beautiful, the most artistic swimming pool of all.

Around them, Rose Tremain weaves the intricate fabric of the lives of two communities: Miriam's mother, Leni, clever, beautiful and arrogant.

Polish Nadia, tortured by the passions of her sad and guilty past.

Gervaise the peasant woman - content with her boisterous German lover and confused husband. And the young tearaway Xavier, in love with the virginal Agnes. Over a million Rose Tremain books sold`A writer of exceptional talent ...

Tremain is a writer who understands every emotion' Independent I`There are few writers out there with the dexterity or emotional intelligence to rival that of the great Rose Tremain' Irish Times`Tremain has the painterly genius of an Old Master, and she uses it to stunning effect' The Times`Rose Tremain is one of the very finest British novelists' Salman Rushdie`Tremain is a writer of exemplary vision and particularity.

The fictional world is rendered with extraordinary vividness' Marcel Theroux, Guardian

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