The Sea, The Sea
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOHN BURNSIDE
When Charles Arrowby retires from his glittering career in the London theatre, he buys a remote house on the rocks by the sea. He hopes to escape from his tumultuous love affairs but unexpectedly bumps into his childhood sweetheart and sets his heart on destroying her marriage. His equilibrium is further disturbed when his friends all decide to come and keep him company and Charles finds his seaside idyll severely threatened by his obsessions.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - neurodrew - LibraryThing
This was a difficult book, mostly because of the protagonist Charles Arrowby, who seems to be egotistical and blind to others, inciting one to rage at his behavior. Nonetheless he keeps your attention ... Read full review
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What was this about? "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 ... Read full review