Forty-year-old Laura Thornby meets Claud, a struggling 23-year-old writer. She is overcome with an irresistible desire to interfere and manipulate him -- all for his own protection. However, Laura may have to play second fiddle to a character in Claud's novel.A lame girl pushed a trolley selling mugs of coffee and slices of dubious pizza; there were several buskers, none properly out ... Her little pink fingers snipped and snapped up the vegetables, weighing them on the scales, wrapping them in the ... finger depressed the scale just a little, just enough, he calculated with respect, to make a considerable increase in her profit. ... Customers lingered by his stall, putting on their spectacles, peering at the price tags, picking things up, putting themanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||MacMillan - 1988-01-01|