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By Kerry Fisher

ISBN-10: 1910751812

ISBN-13: 9781910751817

An addictive and gripping examine love, lifestyles and residing a lie.

One little lie could make one distinction …

Lydia has the ‘right’ type of associates, her young ones are on the ‘right’ form of college and she’s married to the ‘right’ kind of guy – type, regular, trustworthy Mark. Her marriage ceremony enterprise is prospering or even although she is at loggerheads together with her mom, she couldn’t ask for whatever extra from existence.

But actually that Lydia has been fortunate. She has been residing a lie for years and Mark has no proposal who he's particularly married to. yet not anything lasts perpetually and the earlier has a humorous method of catching up with the current. while the individual that is familiar with all of Lydia’s darkish little secrets and techniques turns up on the institution gates, his presence threatens to blow Lydia’s lifestyles aside.

What is Lydia’s bad fact? as soon as the key is out, you can’t positioned it again …

A robust and heartbreaking tale, excellent for lovers of Liane Moriarty and Jane Green.

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What some of them did not know, until I produced a furor by daring to mention it, was that aspect of "C. " (as they tended to call him) that was all I had ever been permitted to experience. Tentatively, I tried to discover if Charles had at any time been involved with the practices of ritual magic within a fellowship established for that purpose, since even my own slender knowledge of the subject suggested that this must have been the case. Charles was no dabbler in the occult. He understood its dangers; and confronted them with that Christian orthodoxy that secretes within itself all mysteries and all knowledge, and the antidotes to the darker mysteries and the more fearful sorts of knowl- Page 19 edge.

In 1943 The Figure of Beatrice was published. I was twenty-six. I remember buying the book at Zwemmer's in Charing Cross Road, opening it as I went through the door, and starting to read it in the street. Its theme was of absorbing interest to me at that time: I was cherishing an unrequited love which made me excessively miserable, although it must be said that I preferred to be miserable rather than to get over it, which I could have done at any moment. The Figure of Beatrice is surely Charles's greatest book.

In this way I found the answers to a number of questions by which I had previously been perplexed. I discovered that I was not by any means the only person who had been cast as a "stand-in" for Phillida in her absence. (Phillida had married and gone away; moreover the violence of Charles's passion for her may well have precluded the possibility of a sustained relationship such as those he pursued with her substitutes. The essence of the experiment was restraint. Confronted by a woman with whom he was not physically in love, this would have cost him no more in terms of emotional disturbance than he was prepared to expend.

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