Classic fiction, Pre-20th century classic fiction
Nineteen-year-old Nanda Brookenham is about to be introduced to London society by her forty-year-old mother. Nanda soon finds herself in love with thirty-four-year-old Vanderbank, who happens to be Mrs. Brook's lover. She is further caught between her respect for maintaining… the ideals of her elders and her desire to get away from the confines of society, most of all from its restrictions on women. 1987.