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Reflections in a Golden Eye



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Five people's dreams, obsessions and failures interweave in Carson McCullers's atmospheric novel of life in a peace-time army camp. In the American Deep South is a fort that contains a group of men and women trapped in a stifling and repetitive existence. The Major and his fragile wife dine and play cards with Captain Penderton and the flamboyant Mrs Penderton - watched, at a distance, by Private Williams. Quiet and unfathomable, Williams is fascinated by the Captain's wife - his unsettling presence creating fear and despair within the isolated community.

Product code: 9780141184456

ISBN 9780141184456
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS7
Series Penguin Modern Classics
No. Of Pages 112
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Set on a Southern army base in the 1930s, this novel tells the story of Captain Penderton, a bisexual whose life is upset by the arrival of Major Langdon, a charming womanizer who has an affair with Penderton's tempestuous and flirtatious wife, Leonora.