Quiet and reliable, Douglas Ashburner has never been much of a womaniser. So when he begins an extra-marital affair with Nina, a bossy, temperamental artist with a penchant for risky sex, he finds adultery a terrible strain.
He tells his wife that he needs a rest, so she happily packs him off for a fishing holiday in the Highlands. Only, unknown to her, Douglas is actually flying off to Moscow with Nina, as a guest of the Soviet Artists' Union. It is then that things begin to get very complicated indeed...
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'Brilliant ... marvellous comedy ... a tour de force' OBSERVER 'A very funny as well as a frightening book' GUARDIAN 'Marvellously deft ... comedy is secreted everywhere, like honey; but it is a surreal little honeycomb, with sharp teeth' TLSBook Description:
* An hilarious comedy of adultery.
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