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No Signposts In The Sea

By Vita Sackville-West

  • Paperback
  • £9.99

* A haunting, elegiac tale of mature love and the complexities and compromises of intimate relationships.

Edmund Carr is at sea in more ways than one. An eminent journalist and self-made man, he has recently discovered that he has only a short time to live. Leaving his job on a Fleet Street paper, he takes a passage on a cruise ship where he knows that Laura, a beautiful and intelligent widow whom he secretly admires, will be a fellow passenger. Exhilarated by the distant vista of exotic islands never to be visited and his conversations with Laura, Edmund finds himself rethinking all his values.

A voyage on many levels, those long purposeless days at sea find Edumnd relinquishing the past as he discovers the joys and the pain of a love he is simultaneously determined to conceal.

Biographical Notes

Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) was born and educated at Knole. She and her husband Harold Nicolson created the famous garden at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent.

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  • ISBN: 9780860685784
  • Publication date: 31 Dec 1985
  • Page count: 160
  • Imprint: Virago
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