Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont by Elizabeth Taylor
All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, Mrs. Palfrey strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer. Fate brings them together after she has an accident outside his basement flat. The two newly found friends discover they have a lot more in common with each other than they do with other people their own age. Ludovic inadvertently leads Mrs. Palfrey through her past; Mrs. Palfrey inadvertently leads Ludovic to his future.
The 1499th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 77th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)