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it is a morally complex novel and thriller novel about decent people doing stupid things. This story is about a widow, Mrs. Wray and her daughter settled in London in the 1920s. The spinster daughter mourns the death of her brothers in the Great War. Her father died to leave considerable debts on them. They allowed a young couple, Lilian and Leonard Barber to stay at their home in the 1920s.
it’s a raunchy, romantic and thoroughly entertaining and a masterpiece of social unease. You would feel excruciating tensions and real tenderness in this novel.