To escape from the restraints of a suffocating relationship, Anna moves into a flat with a friend, Prue. In the old attic room which she adopts as her study, Anna is presented with a ghostly series of women through the ages - women who, like Anna, have not conformed to the usual roles of wife and mother - a Victorian spinster, a nun, a nurse who worked with Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War and a young wife who dies childless. Through these and the visits of the less transient figures of Simon, her doggedly ...

Anna's Room 1985, Samuel French Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780573016011

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