Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner

A beautifully written study in melancholy set in a Swiss hotel by a lake. Edith Hope has gone to regain her composure on the advice of friends after an affair. Full of sly humour and rendered in delicate prose, this is a gently entertaining read for which Brookner ( won the Booker Prize of 1984.

Anita Brookner

192 pages in Penguin paperback edition.

ISBN 978-0140147476

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