The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton

Set in England during World War II, the novel follows a middle-aged woman living in a boarding house, who spends her time navigating the petty squabbles and politics of her fellow residents. Her life takes a turn when she becomes entangled in a love triangle with a charming but manipulative American lieutenant and a young German woman. The book explores themes of loneliness, manipulation, and the struggle for personal freedom in a time of national crisis.

The 1175th greatest book of all time


Published
1947
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
312
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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