Author(s): Barbara Trapido
Katherine is offered a place at university to study philosophy by Jacob Goldman. She little expects to find herself in his home and in love with his son Roger. When the affair ends badly, she flees to Rome. She returns ten years later to discover that their lives are inextricably bound.
This book was awarded a special prize for fiction at the Whitbread Awards in 1982. Barbara Trapido's novel "Temples of Delight" was shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award in 1990.