The Temporary - Cusk, Rachel

When one of corporate London's transient typists unexpectedly crosses Ralph Loman's path, her disruptive beauty ignites a brief blaze of excitement in his troubled heart. But Francine Snaith is ravenous for attention, driven by a thirst for conquest, and when Ralph tries politely to extricate himself he finds he is bound in chains of consequence ...

The Temporary 2013, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571272112

Mass-market paperback

The Temporary 1996, Picador USA

ISBN-13: 9780330338875

Trade paperback

The Temporary 1995, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780333628034