Continuing the story begun in A Favourite of the Gods, this novel takes Flavia Herbert to the south of France one summer in the '30s, where she develops a crush on an older woman and tries to protect her mother, who is having an affair with a married man. Then another older, cruel woman enters the scene, draws Flavia to her, and betrayal follows. PW praised the work, stating that Bedford's tale is ""haunting and her awarenesss of the nuances of guilt and innocence beautifully conveyed.'' November
Reviewed on: 11/01/1985 Release date: 11/01/1985 Genre: Fiction
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