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Rose Tremain - The Swimming Pool Season (2nd Hand Paperback)

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Synopsis

After 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.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Love & Romance
  • Published : 1985 (This Ed. 2003 - Vintage)
  • ISBN : 9780099428251
  • SKU : B001709
  • PPC : LL250gm
  • RRP : £8.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"A love story in the very best sense of the phrase . . . a very good novel as well as an enjoyable one" - Literary Review.

"Sharp, elegant, pure" - Mail on Sunday.

The Author

Dame Rose Tremain DBE FRSL is an English novelist, short story writer, and former Chancellor of the University of East Anglia.