Every summer Maud Gonthier, from Dijon, the only daughter of a widowed mother, is invited to La Gaillarderie, her aunt's large country house. This particular summer Maud is eighteen, a handsome young woman, but cautious, rigid, a girl who does not know how to flirt. At La Gaillarderie she will meet two Englishmen, David Tyler - assured, beautiful and ruthless - and Tyler's friend from Cambridge, Edward Harrison, a quiet dreamer. Maud, as is inevitable, is seduced by Tyler. They move, all three, to Paris, to an apartment on the Rue Laugier. Tyler, as is also inevitable, deserts Maud, leaving her pregnant. What is not inevitable is that Edward offers to marry her and that she agrees...
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Demure Maud Gonthier from Dijon expects the usual uneventful summer vacation at her aunt's country home, but when the charming, sensuous, rich David Tyler arrives, Maud falls madly in love. Crafted with Brookner's unmistakable and elegant prose, this superb novel explores responsibility and the results of sexual passion and betrayal.
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