Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
Wallows is a journalist. His marriage ends when his wife, Poppet, becomes obsessed with the painter Henry Fluck. This story surrounds Fluck's death, in suspicious circumstances, after a houseparty during which Poppet and others become subjects for Fluck's depiction of the English nude.
Used availability for Simon Mason's The Great English Nude
January 1992 : UK Paperback
April 1990 : UK Paperback