By Javier Marías
At excessive desk in an Oxford university, the beautiful younger educate Clare Bayes attracted all eyes, no longer least to her fetching decollettage. No one's eyes have been sharper, notwithstanding, than these of the vacationing Spanish lecturer, invited as a visitor in this celebration, and finally the 2 teens have been fans, unbeknown to Clare's husband. And if the Spaniard was once at pains to hide their tracks, his liked left proof of adultery with homosexual abandon - and all this in a college that used to be a forcing condominium of gossip and intrigue, a spot the place "at each be aware a name dies".
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All Souls by Javier Marías