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 - Ali - Goodreads
I have become rather a fan of Anita Brookner although of the 24 novels she has written this is only the eleventh I have read. I love the mood she creates with her writing, the lonely suburbia, damp ... Read full review
Review: Lewis PercyUser Review - Amicus (David Barnett) - Goodreads
I have to say that the eponymous hero never really came alive for me. The ending was a delightful surprise. Read full review