|A Novel Sebastian Faulks. Paris. A nineteen-year-old girl called Marie was |
brought to him, apparently raving mad. She had hysteria with severe menstrual
complications. Every month, she had contractures of the arms and the muscles ...
|While staying as the guest of a factory owner in pre-First World War France, Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate affair with Isabelle, the wife of his host.|