By Matthew Smith
Nestled in rolling fields at the japanese Connecticut shore standsCragie, the splendid property of George Ridgley. Passersby respect its sprawling luxurious and envy its proprietor his many acres with their tenant farms, sumptuous constructions, and common beauty.
Here Eros launches 5 arrows that locate their mark immediately, filling 5 cultivated and sophisticated individuals with passions that even the expansive rooms ofCragie can’t contain.
First George Ridgley falls in love with Lesley, a gorgeous visitor a lot his junior. Then Reggie, the playboy forgets his selfishness to lose his center to Audrey, a filthy rich and sensuous vixen. whilst Peter Drake, our tale’s hero, flies again from Europe and enters the scene, scandal erupts. those humans woo within the comparable subtle, excitement guided approach they dwell. They play at ardour as they play at backgammon—to win.
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Initially released in 1949, Matthew Smith writes with the brilliance of an Arlen and the sophistication of a Maugham during this classic story of high-fashioned ardour that bares the souls and appetites of mid-century outdated cash. Nestled in rolling fields at the jap Connecticut shore stands Cragie, the splendid property of George Ridgley.
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Overnight by Matthew Smith