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The Book Lover's Tale Ivo Stourton

The Book Lover's Tale By Ivo Stourton

The Book Lover's Tale by Ivo Stourton


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Summary

He collects books: Interior designer for the rich and powerful, Matt de Voy lends his tasteful eye to the households of his wealthy female clients. This chilling encounter between old money and new, between the real world and the imagined, is also a moving portrayal of a confused hero's battle to know himself.

The Book Lover's Tale Summary

The Book Lover's Tale by Ivo Stourton

He collects books: Interior designer for the rich and powerful, Matt de Voy lends his tasteful eye to the households of his wealthy female clients. He also advises on which books should adorn their shelves. His deep knowledge of literature becomes his sharpest tool of seduction. He collects women: Despite himself, Matt begins to fall in love with one of his most beautiful clients, Claudia. She is modest, clever and married. But is he a murderer? Matt's fixation on the unavailable Claudia threatens to drive him over the edge. Set at the cusp of the City of London's financial meltdown, THE BOOK LOVER'S TALE opens a door into the extravagant world of the filthy rich, the smart and the debauched. This chilling encounter between old money and new, between the real world and the imagined, is also a moving portrayal of a confused hero's battle to know himself.

The Book Lover's Tale Reviews

A witty and well-observed tale of obsession and delusion, with a satirical smattering of snobbery * Tatler *
Artful twists and social satire enjoyably merge with cheeky literary allusions * Independent *
Smart, funny, and full of literary resonance * Daily Mail *
All readers who love the book world will find stimulating amusement and argument here -- Jane Jakeman * Independent *

About Ivo Stourton

Ivo Stourton was born in 1982 and works a lawyer in the City of London. This is his second novel.

Additional information

GOR004750186
9780552773874
0552773875
The Book Lover's Tale by Ivo Stourton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
20120719
304
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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