The Book and the BrotherhoodeBook - 1989
A story about love and friendship and Marxism Many years ago Gerard Hernshaw and his friends 'commissioned' one of their number to write a political book. Time passes and opinions change. 'Why should we go on supporting a book which we detest'' Rose Curtland asks. 'The brotherhood of Western intellectuals versus the book of history, ' Jenkin Riderhood suggests. The theft of a wife further embroils the situation. Moral indignation must be separated from political disagreement. Tamar Hernshaw has a different trouble and a terrible secret. Can one die of shame' In another quarter a suicide pact seems the solution. Duncan Cambus thinks that since it is a tragedy, someone must die. Someone dies. Rose, who has gone on loving without hope, at least deserves a reward.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, [1989, 1987]
Copyright Date: ©1987
Characteristics: 1 online resource (607 pages)
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