A Handful of Dust, Paperback Book


'A whole Gothic world had come to grief . . .'Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy.

Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair with a worthless young socialite.

Abandoning the country for the glamorous yet shallow London scene, Brenda imagines divorce will bring happiness.

Instead she and Tony feel lost and isolated - victims of the wreckless times in which they live . . .


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780241970553

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