P.H. Newby's seventeenth novel Something To Answer For was assured of a place in literary history when it won the inaugural Booker Prize in 1969. It was 1956 and Townrow was in Port Said - of these two facts he is reasonably certain. He had been summoned by the widow of his deceased friend Elie Khoury. She is convinced Elie was murdered, but nobody seems to agree with her. What of Leah Strauss, the mistress? And of the invading British paratroops? Only an Englishman, surely, would take for granted that the British would ...

Something to Answer for 2008, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571243259


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Something to Answer for 1993,

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Something to Answer for 1968, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571085576