By Anita Brookner
Within the novel that gained her the Booker Prize and confirmed her foreign attractiveness, Anita Brookner unearths a brand new vocabulary for framing the everlasting query "Why love?" It tells the tale of Edith desire, who writes romance novels below a psudonym. while her existence starts to resemble the plots of her personal novels, notwithstanding, Edith flees to Switzerland, the place the quiet luxurious of the lodge du Lac can provide to resore her to her senses.
But rather than peace and relaxation, Edith unearths herself sequestered on the inn with an collection of love's casualties and exiles. She additionally draws the eye of a sophisticated guy decided to liberate her unused ability for mischief and delight. fantastically saw, witheringly humorous, Hotel du Lac is Brookner at her most classy and potently subversive.