Autor: john braine
outwardly jim seathwaite is the picture of success - inwardly he nurses a secret wound.
general manager of a large department store in a big surrey town, with a luxurious house, beautiful wife, two children, enough money to indulge himself, jim has come a long way from his humble lancashire beginnings.
yet it soon becomes clear, as jim shares the memories, obsesssions and secret guilts of his past life, that only one thing - one person - rules his life: sheila, once his boss's secretary, now his wife. For despite all the surface excess, jim has a problem. Sheila alone can solve it, but she exacts