The Sleeping Beauty Paperback
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
INTRODUCED BY DAVID BADDIELA subtle love story by one of the most accomplished writers of the 20th centuryVinny Tumulty is a quiet, sensible man.
When he goes to stay at a seaside town, his task is to comfort a bereaved friend.
Vinny is prepared for a solemn few days of tears and consolation.
But on the evening of his arrival, he looks out of the window at the sunset and catches sight of a mysterious, romantic figure: a beautiful woman walking by the seashore.
Before the week is over Vinny has fallen in love, completely and utterly, for the first time in his middle-aged life.
Emily, though, is a sleeping beauty, her secluded life hiding bitter secrets from the past.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/11/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844087143
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