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Canarino. by Katherine. Bucknell


by Katherine. Bucknell

Publication: 1891

First edition. Signed by the author. Author's first novel. Fine in fine dust jacket. This is a tale of beauty and passion, stalked by loneliness. David is an investment banker, Elizabeth, his wife, is a woman of beauty and refinement. They have two children and their marriage seems perfect. Why does she want him to retire and move home to America? One summer evening David, alone in their empty mansion, receives a phone call from a long-lost friend. So begins a tale about friendship, marriage and betrayal that is filled with unexpected reversals. Canarino is a portrait of intimate relationships set in a world of privilege and achievement. Its characters possess personal gifts in dazzling abundance, yet their appetites to succeed, to be exceptional, tempt them to risk everything. How can we recognize love and friendship? Which are the bonds that bind people longest? What is the cost for the heart of seeking perfection?

Inventory Number: 21550