Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
Date: January 2011
Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes
A biting satire on American life which turned romantic convention on its head. The story explores the obsessive affections of the radical Olive Chancellor for Verena Tarrant, a gifted young speaker in the feminist movement. When Olive's cousin Basil Ransom becomes equally besotted, the scene is set for a bitter tug of war.