Published as part of a beautifully designed series to mark the 40th anniversary of the Virago Modern Classics, this edition of A View of the Harbour includes an introduction by Sarah Waters.
In the faded coastal village of Newby, everyone looks out for – and in on – each other, and beneath the deceptively sleepy exterior, passions run high. Into the villagers’ lives steps Bertram, a retired naval officer with the unfortunate capacity to inflict lasting damage while trying to do good.
‘An eye as sharply all-seeing as her prose-style is elegant – even the humdrum becomes astonishing.’ Daily Telegraph
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