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Author Name    BROOKNER, Anita

Title   Hotel Du Lac

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ in Very Good dust wrapper

Edition   Sixth Printing

Publisher   NY Pantheon 1984

ISBN Number    0394542150 / 9780394542157

Seller ID   3053

184 pages; Red remainder mark on bottom edge extends to bumped spine foot. Dust wrapper, not price clipped, is lightly rubbed and edgeworn with a sunned spine.; Brookner won the Booker Prize for this sad and funny novel told in retrospect by Edith Hope (known professionally as romance writer Veronica Wilde) who has been "banished" to the Hotel du Lac in Switzerland - but for what? As she "recovers" she observes the life and loves of her fellow guests, and becomes involved with them - and we learn what has brought her to this hotel by the lake. Filmed in 1986 by British television, starring Anna Massey as Edith, with Denholm Elliott and Googie Withers.

British Woman Author Booker Prize Novel

Price = 9.00 USD

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