Edmund Carr is at sea in more ways than one. An eminent journalist and self-made man, he has recently discovered that he has only a short time to live. Leaving his job on a Fleet Street paper, he takes a passage on a cruise ship where he knows that Laura, a beautiful and intelligent widow whom he secretly admires, will be a fellow passenger. Exhilarated by the distant vista of exotic islands never to be visited and his conversations with Laura, Edmund finds himself rethinking all his values.
A voyage on many levels, those long purposeless days at sea find Edumnd relinquishing the past as he discovers the joys and the pain of a love he is simultaneously determined to conceal.
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A moving and original book ... her fictional testament ( Victoria Glendinning)Book Description:
* A haunting, elegiac tale of mature love and the complexities and compromises of intimate relationships.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140161074
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