It is early in 1941, and June Marlowe, with no home and no family to turn to accepts the offer of a home from a frail stranger, older than his years. A series of events takes her to a house in the West Country and the blossoming of an English spring into which war only occasionally intrudes. Here she may find peace; here she will no longer be part of the furniture.
About Mary Wesley
Success came to Mary Wesley rather late in life: she was in her 70s when she began writing her novels about love and sex in the British upper-middle classes. She was born Mary Aline Mynors Farmar in Berkshire in 1912. The youngest of… More about Mary Wesley