cover image The Narrowing Stream

The Narrowing Stream

John Clifford Mortimer / Author Penguin Books $7.95 (192p) ISB

The life of a faithful wife and mother is unsettled after a mysterious man implicates her husband in a young woman's murder. PW suggested that this early novel, ``though elegantly written, proves ultimately understated and tenuous rather than emotionally gripping.'' (Dec.)