Hotel du Lac is a 1984 Booker Prize-winning novel byEnglish writer Anitabrookner. It centres on Edith Hope, a romance novelist who is staying in a hotel on the shores of Lake geneva. There she meets other English visitors, including Mrs Pusey, Mrs Pusey’s daughter Jennifer, and an attractive middle-aged man, Mr Neville.
Edith reaches Hotel du Lac in a state of bewildered confusion at the turn of events in her life. After a secret and often lonely affair with a married man and an aborted marriage, she is banished by her friends. They advise her to go on “probation” so as to “grow up”, “be a woman”, and atone for her mistakes.Read more pl….. click