The Waterfall

The Waterfall

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Poet Jane Gray, whose husband has left her shortly before the birth of their second child, falls passionately in love with James, the husband of Lucy - Jane's cousin and her friend. Their adulterous affair remains secret until a tragic accident exposes it to the world and they have to face the consequences! "The Waterfall" is a powerfull novel about sexual awakening and obsession - and the violent conflicts of maternal and sexual love.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • 0140033173
  • 9780140033175

Author information

Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield in 1939 and educated at Cambridge. She was awarded a CBE in 1980. Her many novels include The Radiant Way (1987), A Natural Curiosity (1989), The Gales of Victory (1991), The Peppered Moth (2000); The Seven Sisters (2002) and The Red Queen (2004) all of which are published by Penguin. Margaret Drabble is married to the biographer Michael Holroyd and lives in London W10.show more

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365 ratings
3.72 out of 5 stars
5 22% (80)
4 40% (146)
3 29% (106)
2 7% (24)
1 2% (9)
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