Isabelle is beautiful, immensely rich and a widow at the age of twenty-six. In 1928 she leaves America for Cannes and Paris in search of high society - and love. For though outwardly she has everything women dream of, inside she craves the peace of a lasting marriage. To find the kind of love she needs Isabelle must choose between three men: her violent, fascinating lover, the aristocrat Andre de Verviers; a reserved plantation owner from the Deep South, Laurence Vernon; and the eccentric millionaire Marc Sellafranque...
First published in 1936, this is Rebecca West's most popular work of fiction: at once a masterful portrayal of the brilliance and decadence of high society in the 1920s, and a poignant and compassionate portrait of one woman's life and loves.
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A tale of love found, lost, rekindled, and redefined. Isabelle, a wealthy American widow, arrives in France to restart her life and discovers she has her choice of eligible suitors. Torn between a placid liaison with a southerner and a tortuous affair with a Frenchman, Isabelle's plans suddenly take an unexpected turn that will ultimately lead her to a love that will force her to reconsider the implications of her affluent existence. With her signature wit andBook Description:
With a new introduction by Victoria Glendinning, this is Rebecca West's most popular work of fiction
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140073213
Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140073213 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0059344
Book Description Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140073213