Desperate Characters

by Paula Fox

Paperback, 156 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $14.95 | purchase

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Desperate Characters
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First published in 1970 to wide acclaim, this harrowing novel digs deep into the lives of Otto and Sophie Bentwood, whose seemingly perfect marriage begins to crack much as post-war society is cracking around them.