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The Sensationist (1991)

by Charles Palliser

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This is the story of a disastrous love affair, told against the background of a cold Northern city. David, the self-serving sensationist of the title, is a newcomer to the city and daily life is viewed through his cool foreign eye. But when David meets Lucy, everything changes.
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Well-written, but not really my kind of thing. Very different from The Quincunx and The Unburied. My favourite Charles Palliser remains Betrayals. ( )
  annesadleir | Nov 5, 2012 |
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This is the story of a disastrous love affair, told against the background of a cold Northern city. David, the self-serving sensationist of the title, is a newcomer to the city and daily life is viewed through his cool foreign eye. But when David meets Lucy, everything changes.

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