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The Thinking Reed

The Thinking Reed

Isabelle is beautiful, immensely rich and a widow at the age of twenty-six. In 1928 she leaves America for Cannes and Paris in search of high society – and love. For though outwardly she has everything women dream of, inside she craves the peace of a lasting marriage. To find the kind of love she needs Isabelle must choose between three men: her violent, fascinating lover, the aristocrat Andre de Verviers; a reserved plantation owner from the Deep South, Laurence Vernon; and the eccentric millionaire Marc Sellafranque…

First published in 1936, this is Rebecca West’s most popular work of fiction: at once a masterful portrayal of the brilliance and decadence of high society in the 1920s, and a poignant and compassionate portrait of one woman’s life and loves.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 24th May 1984

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9780860684985