The Sleeping Beauty, Paperback Book


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.


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