The Sea, the Sea

The Sea, the Sea

Book - 1978
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Charles Arrowby, leading light of England's theatrical set, retires from glittering London to an isolated home by the sea. He plans to write a memoir about his great love affair with Clement Makin, his mentor, both professionally and personally, and amuse himself with Lizzie, an actress he has strung along for many years. None of his plans work out, and his memoir evolves into a riveting chronicle of the strange events and unexpected visitors-some real, some spectral-that disrupt his world and shake his oversized ego to its very core.
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1978
ISBN: 9780670626519
Characteristics: 502 p. ; 23 cm


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viv_i_viv May 28, 2017

The depiction of an obsessional love, agonising and drawn out, and shocking to be inside the head of such an unreliable narrator.


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