Dorothea May's tranquility is shattered by Kitty Levinson's announcement of her granddaughter's forthcoming marriage. As the wedding approaches, the scene is set for a highly charged conflict of generations, in which the claims of the young are in stark and selfish contrast to the disabling propriety of the old. VISITORS is a vivid exploration of familial responsibilities and the expectations that perpetually threaten to overwhelm them.
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"A superb storyteller in her prime."-"The Globe and Mail "Anita Brookner works a spell on the reader; being under it is both an education and a delight."-"The Washington Post Book World "Brookner is a writer of great skill and precision. Passages of brilliant writing abound, hard-won insights that startle us with Brookner's clarity and succinct intelligence."-"Los Angeles Times Book Review "From the Hardcover edition.About the Author:
Anita Brookner was born in London in 1928 and, apart from several years in Paris, has lived there ever since. She trained as an art historian and taught at the Courtauld Institute of Art until 1988. She has published twenty-four novels.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140264256
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1998. Book Condition: NEW. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140264258