The looking glass


Roman af Michele Roberts: Paperback, fin stand. Engelsk tekst.


When orphan Genevieve arrives as maid at Madame Patin's, she feels as though she has come home. Then Madame takes a new husband and the happy patterns of the household are threatened, not least by Genevieve's beauty. She takes flight and is alone again until she is rescued, this time by a poet. She finds herself in a household of women all covertly competing for the affections of one man. The poet's grip on his mother, niece, niece's governess, mistress and now Genevieve, is total. Until the women learn a little bit more about each other's stories...