Brimming with period detail and effervescent characters, this sensational novel follows Freya Wyley through her post-World War II studies at Oxford, bold career in male-dominated journalism, and tumultuous relationship with her friend, "the heart and soul of her life,"
Nancy Holdaway. Bohemian in her sexual dalliances and expletive-peppered conversation, Freya also flaunts a razor-sharp wit, principled ambition, and mysteriously irresistible charm. Pour yourself a gin fizz and prepare to meet one complex, indomitable, unforgettable woman! (CH)