Anita Brookner is justly famous for her elegant, almost Jamesian character studies of women poised on the threshold of life. But in Lewis Percy, she performs a remarkable leap of imaginative empathy in her portrayal of a man torn between the reassuring cloister of the library and the alluring but terrifying world of the senses, a world populated by women who persist in bewildering him. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Lewis PercyUser Review - Jukka - Goodreads
Lewis Percy (1989) - Anita Brookner Well written and affecting, yet a frustrating read for me. I waited for Lewis to grow-up and become more complete, but he just goes further into his own self ... Read full review
Review: Lewis PercyUser Review - Lisa - Goodreads
The usual Brookner scenario and types. Read full review