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Hotel du Lac

Hotel du Lac

Author(s): Anita Brookner

Location(s): Geneva

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): 1980s / 1990s

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Hotel du Lac is the classic Booker Prize winning novel by Anita Brookner.

Into the rarefied atmosphere of the Hotel du Lac timidly walks Edith Hope, romantic novelist and holder of modest dreams. Edith has been exiled from home after embarrassing herself and her friends. She has refused to sacrifice her ideals and remains stubbornly single. But among the pampered women and minor nobility Edith finds Mr Neville, and her chance to escape from a life of humiliating spinsterhood is renewed . . .

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A smashing love story. It is very romantic. It is also humorous, witty, touching and formidably clever (The Times )

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