Moving from Halloween through Thanksgiving to Christmas, from the cloisters of Oxford to the unpredictable looking-glass world of a Hollywood film, this is a novel about obsessions and the heartbreak they can cause.
Journalist Gini Hunter is sent to New York to interview movie actress Natasha Lawrence. She probes unsuccessfully for answers to the central mysteries in Lawrence's life - the stalker who has plagued her for the last five years, the break-up of her marriage to American film director Tomas Court, the fact that despite this she still intends to act in his next film, the first he will direct in England. eanwhile, in London, Gini's friend Lindsay Drummond is trying to forget her unrequited love for Rowland McGuire. Visiting her son in Oxford she meets an old friend of Rowland's, Colin Lascelles, now working as the location manager on Tomas Court's forthcoming film. As Lindsay, Colin and Rowland become caught up in the frantic artificial world of film-making, she begins to see that life can be deadly - especially when it imitates art. At risk are the two men most dear to her, the man she has truly come to love, and her son. oving from Hallowe'en through Thanksgiving to Christmas, from the cloisters of Oxford to the unpredictable looking-glass world of a Hollywood film, this is a novel about obsessions, and the heartbreak they can cause. Since it is also, in part, a comedy of er
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Sally Beauman was born in Devon, and graduated from Girton College, Cambridge. As a journalist, she has worked in America for New York magazine, and has written for the New Yorker. In England, she has worked for the Daily Telegraph, for Vogue, and was editor of Queen magazine. She has published two works of non-fiction, including The Royal Shakespeare Company- A History of Ten Decades; her novels Destiny, Dark Angel, Lovers and Liars, Danger Zones and Sextet have been translated into over twenty languages and have been bestsellers worldwide.
Sextet by Sally Beauman
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