Lord Michael Sutherland, Viscount Ellersleigh, is infamous among the ton for his powers of seduction and his prowess as a lover. Running from his own ennui and a lover who fancies herself his future wife, Michael retreats to the country and a crumbling, haunted castle won in a game of chance...a castle occupied by an innocent and oh-so-tempting young woman, Miss Abbigail Barrows.But country life proves to be anything but quiet. At a debauched house party, Michael finds himself confronted with an unfortunate quandary: Marry Abbigail, an innocent, or hang for murder.Residing at Blagdon Hall, Michael´s faced with the dilemmas of seducing his new wife, who seems to be impervious to his charm, and unraveling the mystery of Blagdon Hall´s resident ghost and the nefarious goings-on at the neighboring estate. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lillian Yves. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/122998/bk_acx0_122998_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The portrait of a New Orleans stockbroker, Binx Bolling, turning thirty and caught between ennui and a need for redemption through women, family or personal revelation, ´The Moviegoer´ won the National Book Award in the USA on its first publication in 1961.