Serena Frome, the beautiful mathematician daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge before taking a job with MI5 in London. The year is 1972: Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and... read more
“These clever, amoral, inventive, destructive men, single-minded, selfish. emotional cool, cooly attractive. I think I preferred them to the love of Jesus. They were so necessary, and not only to me. Without them we would still be living in mud huts, waiting to invent the wheel.”Serena Frome
“I was the basest of readers. All I wanted was my own world, and myself in it, given back to me in artful shapes and accessible form.”Serena Frome
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