The bishop's bedroom
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 5 copies|
Summer 1946. A man in his thirties is sailing on Lake Maggiore in northern Italy, hoping to put off the inevitable return to work. Dropping anchor in a small port, he meets the owner of a nearby villa who invites him home for in his waterside mansion. The sailor in a guest room previously occupied by a now deceased bishop related to his host. The two men form an uneasy bond, recognizing in each other a shared taste for idling and erotic adventure. They soon set sail together, but sudden tragedy puts an end to their revels and shatters the tranquillity of the villa...
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-- Sexual behavior
Rich people -- Fiction.
Nineteen forties -- Fiction.
Maggiore, Lake (Italy and Switzerland) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Italy -- History -- 1945- -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :2019
|Other Titles|| Stanza del vescovo.
159 pages ; 21 cm