Visitors

Visitors

by Anita Brookner (Author)

Synopsis

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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Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Edition: 1st Penguin Edition
Publisher: Penguin
Published: 02 Jul 1998

ISBN 10: 0140264256
ISBN 13: 9780140264258

Author Bio
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.