The Camberwell Beauty

The Camberwell Beauty

The Camberwell Beauty is a collection of short stories which explore the close-knit world of antique dealers, their obsessions and suspicions, their hatred of customers and the fantasy lives that grow out of the objects they collect.

The Lady from Guatemala tells of a celebrated progressive who is haunted in private by an embarrassing admirer, one of the down trodden for whom he has spoken so eloquently in public. Other characters to be met in these stories are Molly,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 212 pages

Language: English

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