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On Chesil Beach (2007) [Novel]
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It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, an earnest young history student at University College of London, who unexpectedly wooed and won her heart. Newly married that morning, both virgins, Edward and Florence arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their worries about the wedding night to come. Edward, eager for rapture, frets over Florence’s response to his advances and nurses a private fear of failure, while Florence’s anxieties run deeper: she is overcome by sheer disgust at the idea of physical contact, but dreads disappointing her husband when they finally lie down together in the honeymoon suite.

Original title: On Chesil Beach
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That Bind

Edition #1: On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach (2007)
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Language: English

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On Chesil Beach (June 5, 2007)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Nan. A. Talese
ISBN: 0385522401
Dimensions: 4.7 x 7.6 x 0.9
Pages: 208

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On Chesil Beach (April 3, 2007)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 0676978819
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.1 x 0.8 in
Pages: 176

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Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
ISBN: 0224081187
Dimensions: 5.4 x 7.7 x 0.9 in
Pages: 176

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