A Wreath of Roses

Author(s): Elizabeth Taylor

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Spending the holiday with friends, as she has for many years, Camilla finds that their private absorptions - Frances with her painting and Liz with her baby - seem to exclude her from the gossipy intimacies of previous summers. Anxious that she will remain encased in her solitary life as a school secretary, Camilla steps into an unlikesly liaison with Richard Elton, a handsome, assured - and dangerous - liar.

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'Elizabeth Taylor's darkest novel ... She writes with a sensuous richness of language that draws the reader down the most shadowy paths ... Extremely beguiling. Taylor makes the living moment present, touchable, disturbing, enchanting' Helen Dunmore 'Taylor is a fearsome writer, ruthless in her examination of solitude, and a sparkling chronicler of ordinary lives' DAILY TELEGRAPH

Elizabeth Taylor (1912-1975) was born and educated in Reading. After leaving school she worked as a governess and later in a library. She lived much of her married life in the village of Penn in Buckinghamshire.

General Fields

  • : 9781844087129
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : 0.19
  • : August 2011
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Elizabeth Taylor
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.914
  • : 224