Frederica Potter arrives at Cambridge University greedy for knowledge, sex and love. It isn’t long before she becomes infatuated with a mysterious and controlling poet. Back in Yorkshire, her sister Stephanie abandons academia and is confronted with the boredom and frustrations of motherhood. Meanwhile, their younger brother Marcus begins to recover from a nervous breakdown. Each sibling is desperate to shape their own future, but a horrifying event will soon change their lives forever.
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- sally seagull
Loved this going between audio and the book itself. Immediately bought the next two in the series. Some of the literary quotes are 'show offy' but I can see why Byatt wanted to demonstrate how clever Frederica is.