This text contains a male protagonist in the form of a young solicitor, his mother, a loveless marriage, and holidays on the Swiss border.
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"Engrossing-- a brilliant X-ray of obsession." -"New York Times Book Review "Brilliant.... In a category of its own." -"The Globe and Mail ""Altered States -- is among [Brookner's] best. Its spare, gripping narrative and sombre, yet illuminating look at the power of passion is extraordinary." -"The London Free Press "Brookner's vision of human behaviour is scrupulously honest, without ever being cruel-- a gem of revelation." -"Chicago Tribune "From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book Description 1997-06-26., 1997. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New Ed. Hardcover. Book: VERY GOOD. 224pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1110812